Words hit harder

Although the scars of emotional abuse aren’t as visible, it still can be damaging to a child’s mental health.

AN excited child runs towards the parent, saying, “Look at what I did for my school project today!” and receives a curt, dismissive, “Don’t bother me, can’t you see that I’m busy now?” response.

Does this scenario sound familiar? It probably is to many parents and children.

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