Inner Child Influence on Early Childhood Emotions

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Dadan Suryana
Baiti Latifa


The background of this research describes that the inner child is not something bad and every individual has an inner child depending on how an individual accepts, controls, and makes peace with the inner child that is within him. The purpose of this study was to see the influence of the inner child on the emotions of early childhood. The research method used is a qualitative research method to describe data based on the results of interviews and observations. The results of the study show that parents who experience the inner child choose to accept, control, and make peace with their inner child so as not to provide care which will create a new inner child for the child. So that this parental pair realizes by providing parenting by educating with love. Then the feeling of love and affection for the child is fulfilled and the child will not look for love and affection out there so that the child's emotional needs are met. However, if emotional needs are not given emotional validation, the inner child will affect uncontrolled emotional control in the child.


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Suryana, D., & Latifa, B. (2023). Inner Child Influence on Early Childhood Emotions. Educational Administration: Theory and Practice, 29(3).