About Abuse

Emotional Abuse

Emotional Abuse

Written by on July 23, 2012 in About Abuse, On Healing with 6 Comments

The Many Faces of Emotional Abuse Emotional abuse is a broad term that covers a variety of subtler abuses such as mental, verbal and psychological abuse.  All forms of physical and sexual abuse include emotional abuse but it can be difficult at times to recognize how significant the impact of emotional abuse is on a […]

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The Effects of Abuse and What Is Normal?

The Effects of Abuse and What Is Normal?

Written by on May 17, 2012 in About Abuse, On Healing with 8 Comments

“Why didn’t you or anyone else stand up against the abuses you suffered?” When I talk about my childhood I get this question a lot. I have asked it of myself many times too. The answer is quite simple. Abuse was normal. Like eating, sleeping and doing the dishes. It was a part of life. […]

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