The Effects Of Emotional Abuse On Children

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When people think of domestic violence, they often think of an injured or bruised woman who has been brutally assaulted by her partner. However, not all abusive relationships involve violence. Verbal abuse is the main abuse that will be discussed in this research paper. Just because you’re not assaulted does not mean you’re not battered. Many women suffer from verbal abuse, which is no less devastating. Sadly, emotional abuse is often unrecognized, even by the person being abused. Emotional abuse can hurt just as much as physical violence, or even more in my opinion. This problem has become especially evident in in our country today. As an example, lets look at my last relationship, we were together for almost two years, and sometimes it seemed we were on a roller-coaster ride, in our relationship. It appeared she was so insecure about herself that she had a breast implant surgery, besides that she was not happy with her figure. She is now thirty-four years old and there is a fifteen-year age difference between us. The truth is that it seemed that every time she would get upset, she would just yell and threaten to call my parole officer, and she would say to me how “I was a no good gangsta thug, and she wished that I was back in prison or dead, and how she regrets leaving her former boyfriend for me.” When in fact, my anger and jealously would overcome my feelings for her. Consequently, emotional abuse is the part of the chapter that to me was the most interesting. This is mainly due to the uncertainty and my past involvement with this particular issue. Evidently, emotional abuse can be further explained by giving examples of how my actions towards my former companion created a hostile environment. If any of her male friends that ... ... middle of paper ... ... factor in all other forms. We must take into account the vulnerability of a loved one and provide for their physical and emotional well-being. Finally, we need to shine a light into dark corners, where the women abusers don’t want you to look. Darkness is the friend to fear, violence, and verbal assault. No woman should believe that they deserve to be treated inhumanely by any person. No excuse validates any type of anger or violence against women. No word or acts are so powerful that a woman should lose their self-esteem and soul. Any form of violence against women such as domestic violence, verbal assault, or gender inequality is a problem that affects a great number of women in our nation. It should never be tolerated. We need to create a culture where gender inequality is not tolerated. Where men and women can aspire as far as their dreams can take them.

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