|Taking Emotional Abuse Seriously - This page is dedicated to Alex S. - a teen whose school counselor did not take his emotional abuse seriously.|
|Here is a post I made on an abuse site called Fort
Refuge - it is awaiting approval. Later I will post the
Hi everyone - I found this forum when i googled
"taking emotional abuse seriously" - I found a
link to a post that has been archived, so it seems I
can't add to that thread. (I will put the link below) -
So I decided to start a new one.
By the way, the mother has said things like "I wish you had never been born."
I suspect that does more psychological damage to someone than a physical beating as a form of punishment. If you are being beaten for something you know what you did, you can at least tie it to that one incident. But hearing "I wish you had never been born" is such a sweeping condemnation of your entire existence.
|When I looked at some more search results for
"taking emotional abuse seriously" I found this
on one page
That brought tears to my eyes. It reminded me of Priscilla- who had all the symptoms of what is commonly called social anxiety disorder - her parents were extremely abusive and neglectful.
Archive copy http://www.webcitation.org/6nL2uFwub