Childrens Act 2004 defines emotional abuse as: Emotional abuse is the persistent maltreatment of a child such as to cause severe and persistent adverse effects on the child’s emotional development. It may involve conveying to children that they are worthless or unloved, inadequate, or valued only insofar as they meet the needs of another person. […]Read more "Emotional Abuse of Children"
It is a beautiful day here in Manchester. I have no idea why I am drawn to blog about abuse tactics, but my blogs seem to have a mind of their own. I simply feel a fire in my belly, run with it and before I know it there is a blog. So here is […]Read more "Gaslighting"
I am proud of my 5-year-old daughters ability to produce the greatest of flatulence noises, using only her arm. I have just been pottering around cleaning and she proudly requested my attention, to show me her raw talent. I found myself about to say ‘stop; don’t do that it is rude’ with images in my mind, […]Read more "Verbally Suppressing Children"