Photo by Dr. Nicole LePera in Los Angeles, California. Image may contain: text that says ‘Enmeshment Within Families Looks Like: Matty.holistic.psychologist Lack of Boundaries Extreme loyalty + secret keeping expected “Group think” shared emotions, thoughts feelings, + opinions Over-involvement in each others relationships (lack of privacy) Lack of connection to authentic self: performing, achieving, or betraying self for approval Shame or guilt in wanting time alone, or wanting to choose somethi