stonewalled - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
Stonewalling is emotional indifference in action mode and is the opposite of love, this is why it is one of the most brutal punishments a society can inflict.
Stonewalling can be defence or attack, or a form of both. We evolved to expect to live in a love-nexus, in society that loves and protects us, thus being stonewalled feels to our body and brain as emotionally devastating, because through evolutionary time it meant that your tribe was going to leave you to die, that whatever you suffered they were emotionally indifferent to it. So, when a person is isolated, they need a friend, at least one good friend, is that not a simple and obvious thing?