Posted by: answers | 2009/06/29

passivity,low life interest

what would cause a person to lack any real interests in
life? no gusto or go in them happy to just drift along
can abuse cause this? depression? if a person is extremely passive etc? isnt extremely passivity a sign of a broken will by abuse?how can this be solved if they
have been that way there whole life?

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Some people are in their personality, fairly shallow, passive, and tend to take life as it comes. This is rarely the result of abuse, and indeed apart from clear memories of abuse, there are no symptoms or signs that reliably preduct that someone was abused. Its not clear from your message whether you are talking about yourself or someone else. If the person was truly as passive as you describe it, they probably would be content as they are, and without them actively wanting to change, change would not occur. If this is yourself, and you are asking, presumably you don't really want things like this. A proper assessment by a psychologist will help clarify the reasons for and nature of this situation, and he/she could then advise on how with therapy to change things in the way you want.

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Posted by: 007Boer | 2009/06/30

Whoever this person is, it would be of great help to get them to do something fun they don' t usually do, like going to watch a great performance at the theater, or motor racing, or even just a theme park like Ratanga junction or Gold reef city. New fun experiences are a great trigger to get you in the mood for excitement.

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