Psychological wounds run deep

Psychological wounds run deep

There are 2 comments on the Lethbridge Herald story from Aug 1, 2012, titled Psychological wounds run deep. In it, Lethbridge Herald reports that:

Emotional hurts can be as damaging to children as physical abuse, experts say The effects of physical abuse - bruises or broken bones - can be readily apparent; not so easy to spot are the effects of psychological abuse.

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poconos4slums

Bloomsburg, PA

#2 Aug 1, 2012
Decades later, I'm glad my scumbag, drunken, parents are dead, cause I was too stupid to realize, for decades, just what garbage they were.

An idiot dad who went to church every sunday, and bars all day Saturday, wasting half of the money he earned, so I grew up poor. My mom was just plain evil.

I was an only child, with no relatives on my dad's side---but I was still neglected. My evil mom's relatives were scumbags always looking, and getting, something free from my mom, including my own stuff that I had to hide.

And then there were teachers who could slap a student across the face---I got slapped a lot in front of other students. Decades later, I still hate school teachers.
anyone

Caledon, Canada

#3 Oct 7, 2012
why are stories like yours more and more commonplace

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