Effects of Abuse
Abuse of any form leave effects on the victim that are often long term.
Abusive Narcissistic Parents
The children of narcissistic parents sometimes struggle on a daily basis. They can be left to feel shame and guilt at not being able to meet their parents expectations.
Can Children Become Abusive?
Can children that are abused one day perpetuate the abuse they learned as a child? How does one stop the cycle of abuse in a childīs life? This article discusses these issues.
Child Abuse and Alcoholism
Alcohol works like a toxin in families. Children are often abused where alcohol is a factor.
Child Abuse and Eating Disorders
Childhood abuse can lead to eating disorders that last many years. Learn why and what steps can be taken towards healing.
Effects on Children That Witness Abuse
The effects on a child that witnesses abuse in the home are long term. Even though they are not the one being abused, it still greatly affects them.
Father's Day can be a very difficult day for survivors of child abuse. It is a day filled with many troubling memories, varying emotions, and difficult decisions.
Is Fibromyalgia linked to abuse? Is abuse a cause of fibromyalgia? This article takes a look at fibromyalgia and it's symptoms, while also exploring the validity of whether or not it is linked to abuse.
Flashbacks are something that a child might experience after enduring traumatic events in their life, such as abuse. This article explores more about flashbacks and how one might help the child through them.
How Abuse Affects Relationships
When an individual has been abused as a child, it greatly affects how they react to others.
It's OK to Feel the Hurt
Many survivors of child abuse struggle with allowing themselves to feel the painful emotions of their past. However, healing cannot take place until the survivor begins to confront their painful emotions and process through them.
While Mother's Day is a time of tender celebration for many, it can be a day of challenge and difficulty for survivors of child abuse, bringing up many powerful emotions and painful memories. This article is written for those that have endured abuse from their mother.
Mother's Day and Father's Day
For the child that is being abused, as well as for the adult that was abused as a child, Motherīs Day and Fatherīs Day can be difficult. There are many emotions to contend with.
Reactions to Abuse
In this article I mean to share a few ways victims may react to the abuse they suffered as a child.
What are repressed memories? Can people have repressed memories of past childhood abuse? When do the repressed memories begin to surface for the survivor? I attempt to answer these questions in this article.
Abuse victims sometimes use self-injury to cope with their pain. Here are resources for this problem.
Taking Things Personally
Victims of child abuse routinely hear that their beatings are a result of what they have or have not done. They learn at an early age to take things personally.
Teenagers and Defining Themselves
Teenagers have a difficult road to walk when it comes to puberty. However, when the teen is being battered at home, that makes the process that much more difficult.
The Blueprints In Our Lives
One important tool in parenting is providing a healthy blueprint for life. Children that are being abused lack this important tool as they grow and develop.
The Pain Lingers
The pain that comes from child abuse can linger for years after the abuse is over.
Trust as Adult Survivors
Last weeks article touched on the subject of trust, for children that are abused in any form. This week, I would like to write about the issues of trust for adult survivors of childhood abuse.
Trust as Children
Trust is a major factor in all relationships. Children that are abused learn quickly that they cannot trust their abusive parents. This article sheds light on the issues surrounding trust when it comes to abused children.
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So many child abuse survivors have longed to ask their abusers certain questions. They have longed to confront their abuser and question them as to why they did it. This article is written from the perspective of the victim to their abuser and touches on those very questions. This article may cau
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