Featured page: Grounding Techniques Emotions are a good thing to have: they let us know what feels good (so we know to keep it), and what feels bad (so we know to change it).
Without emotions we would be clueless as to where do we want to go with life. Unfortunately, trauma can shake us up pretty badly, and some things might not fall back into place right away.
It results in financial troubles (like getting evicted from your own house), stress and anxiety, shame, and damaged family relationships.
Featured page: Physical Abuse Physical violence is a crime, regardless of the age of the target, their relationship to the perpetrator, or any other circumstances.
It's a very lonely, isolating condition, and at its worst, it's completely irrational, yet totally unbudging against all forms of logic.
And if putting my story out there will help reach others, to...
Many perpetrators of child abuse take advantage of this, presenting their actions as a perfectly acceptable parenting technique, punishment for the child's misbehavior.
This page might be hard to read, as some people subject their children to torture, as defined in The United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.
Abuse, unfortunately, affects people from all walks of life, and leaves an aftermath that can be hard to talk about: PTSD, suicide, addictions, DID, you name it.