The abuser may have a substance abuse problem and are less likely to control their violent impulses. Another reason for violent relationships is due to environment as a child. They may have been taught that women are not their equal and have witnessed violence as a child; they only can coop with stressors by becoming violent (Goldsmith, 2016). Some stressors that can trigger violent behaviors are drug abuse, alcoholism, poverty, little education, no job, utility cutoff notice or homelessness, and families with an abundance of children (Henslin, 2014). The perspective of the other parent who is being abused in the family is that they deserve it.
Parents can become oblivious to the fact that they are passing it onto their own children. Children of violent homes may experience abuse and go onto abuse in the future. There are certain character traits that a child may obtain after being abused. Some indicators of abuse are unexplained bruises, wearing modest clothing even if it’s inappropriate for the weather, seems frightened of the parents, and lastly has learning problems. The consequences of abuse can be deadly.
“Emotional abuse can involve deliberately trying to scare or humiliate a child or isolating or ignoring them.” (http://www.nspcc.org.uk) One of the simple things that can hurt a kid the most ignoring them. Kids need their parents attention every minute of their life if they don 't get that attention most likely they think that their parents are mad at them. Emotional abuse can be humiliating in front of your friends, other people controlling their every day move. pushing a child so much in things that they don 't want to do, not allowing them to have friends or even choosing their friends for them. A child needs to feel safe having his friends that they can trust not friends that they choice for them.
The main sign of this kind of physical abuse that the parents or caregivers can show are anger problems or the excessive need for control. Sexual abuse is another type of child abuse. It is any type of sexual activity that a child cannot understand or give consent to. Some examples of this are: fondling, oral-genital contact, genital or anal intercourse, exhibitionism, voyeurism and exposure to pornography (National Council On Child Abuse And Family Violence...) Some signs of sexual abuse are: the child has trouble sitting or standing,... ... middle of paper ... ...g a support system can be hard. If they do not have anyone to listen to him or her or even help take care of them, they can easily turn to child abuse.
I stated before some of the effects of physical child abuse but there are more such as bruises, swelling, abrasions, torn clothes, and difficulty in simple body movements. Nobody really knows what the children feel because majority of children are scared to speak up and let someone know that they are being abused. Even if a parent stops abusing the child at a young age the child is likely to remember what happened to them their whole
This hurts the relationship and can potentially end it for them. A parent's drug problem affects their children in mainly negative ways. Then children take up new roles that make them neglect their own needs. An example of a role is becoming a parent model for a younger sibling. Their parent’s drug problem makes a child blame themselves and have low self-esteem.
Because his mother no longer got the attention she needed from his father she began to take out her anger and frustrations on him. Finally, the environmental factor states abuse and neglect is often caused by a combination of the previous three factors (U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources). When dealing with the issue of child abuse and neglect several questions are often raised: when does disciplining a child turn into child abuse, what happens to these children that survive the abuse and neglect, and is there a solution to stopping child abuse? Whenever the issue of child abuse and neglect is raised, the statement is often made that I have the right to discipline my child however I see fit. Parents often feel that disciplining their children is a right that they have.
“A lack of consistent consequences and parenting can also lead to children exhibiting bully behaviors” (Hatter). Also, “ a parent who falls back on parenting techniques based on aggression may fit the bullying profile” (Hatter). ... ... middle of paper ... ... to punish them back so they start bullying the ones that bullied them (Garrett 28). Schools where bullying gets the most attention only makes things worse and causes more cliques (Garrett 20). When children come together in cliques they attend to hurt other kids on purpose just to make them feel better about themselves.
The consequences of a child getting mistreated young may endure long after the neglect occurs. People having children and not ready to be parents. Scaring the child for life because they decided that is was fun to beat on their child and abuse them mentally, and some even sexually. The effects can appear in all aspects of life, rather it is psychological or behavioral. There are three main effects of neglect and abuse that can range from minor physical injuries, not getting along with others, or can become aggressive and affect them later on in life.
Spanking can cause a child’s perception to become confusing. They start to recognize adults as violent, and get scared of them, making them questionable of family, teachers, and other adults. They see their parents hitting them, so they think that it’s okay to hurt others, and they think it’s okay to put their anger on someone else. Spanking teaches a child fear, teaching them that they have to lie so they don’t get struck, causing them to continually lie throughout their life. It’s not right to hit your child, while teaching them not to hurt others, it can often confuse them, and that’s when they start to make up their own rules.