How to recognize emtional abuse and what to do about it.
Emotional abuse can be defined as any behavior that affects the psychology of an individual by overpowering him/her. It involves verbal, as well as non-verbal abuse that eventually undermine the self-respect and independence of the sufferer. Signs- Feeling of depression, Withdrawal from social interaction, Isolation from friends and family, Low self-esteem, Fearfulness, Increased anxiety, Guilty feeling, Feeling of shame, Mood changes, Nervous feeling, Not trusting others, Frequent blaming on others, Self-blaming Pessimistic behavior.
The emotional person feels lonely and sad.
Parents blame the child which is emotional abuse.
The child is fearful of being yelled at.
ISPCC - Children believe what they are told