THERE ARE EVEN OTHER KINDS OF CHILD ABUSE…

Published May 5, 2017 by Nan Mykel

“Wildly alone” — so apt! Wish I could do something to help. Blogging and fighting for yourself, as you said, surely demonstrates survivor strength! I’m reblogging.

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img_5960 As a survivor of maternal child abuse and a highly dysfunctional, toxic family, how am I supposed to feel upon seeing everywhere reminders of what I’ve never had?

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2 comments on “THERE ARE EVEN OTHER KINDS OF CHILD ABUSE…

    • I totally agree. Nor any other kind of abused child. Nor abused adult, but children are especially vulnerable due to the power differential and lack of knowledge. Hopefully no one would say “she deserved it” of a sexually abused child, but as the author notes, it’s easy for cases of reports of even extreme physical abuse of children to be brushed aside as “he or she probably deserved it.” In both situations, however, the child may not be believed but punished again for lying and pressured to recant.

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