Adult Survivors of Emotional Child Abuse · Child Abuse Prevention · Emotional Child Abuse · Research

National Child Abuse Awareness Month: Emotional Child Abuse Is Real and Its Effects Last Long Into Adulthood

Editor's note: April is National Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention month. The Invisible Scar is dedicated to raising awareness of emotional child abuse, so in honor of this month's focus, we'll revisit the definition of emotional child abuse, types of emotional child abuse, and its effects for those who are not yet familiar with the… Continue reading National Child Abuse Awareness Month: Emotional Child Abuse Is Real and Its Effects Last Long Into Adulthood

Adult Survivors of Emotional Child Abuse · Child Abuse · Child Abuse Prevention · Emotional Child Abuse · The Silent Treatment · Withholding

National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Understanding the Different Types of Emotional Child Abuse

Editor's note: To mark the one-year anniversary of The Invisible Scar, we are running a classic (and popular) post. When emotional abuse is shown in movies or TV programs, the abuser is often a huge, ugly, fierce-looking adult. On TV, the abuser never looks like the kind-faced person next door. The abuser is never an… Continue reading National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Understanding the Different Types of Emotional Child Abuse

Child Abuse · Child Abuse Prevention · Child Advocacy

Interview With the President of Prevent Child Abuse America [Podcast]

For Child Abuse Prevention Month, the podcast Mom Enough (created by Dr. Marti Erickson and her daughter Erin Erickson to explore motherhood and the roles, challenges, and joys of mothers in today's society) interviewed Jim Hmurovich, president of Prevent Child Abuse America. In this rich, informative interview, Hmurovich and Erickson discuss... What to do when… Continue reading Interview With the President of Prevent Child Abuse America [Podcast]

Child Abuse · Child Abuse Prevention · Child Advocacy · Emotional Child Abuse

Not Only Shouting: Different Types of Emotional Child Abuse

April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention month. At The Invisible Scar, we are focusing on exploring the definition of emotional child abuse, such as the various types, how to help emotionally abused children, and  resources for healing. When emotional abuse is shown in movies or TV programs, the abuser is often a huge, ugly, fierce-looking… Continue reading Not Only Shouting: Different Types of Emotional Child Abuse

Adult Survivors of Emotional Child Abuse · Child Abuse · Child Abuse Prevention · Emotional Child Abuse · Narcissism

Surviving the Narcissistic Parent: ACoNs (Adult Children of Narcissists)

April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention month. At The Invisible Scar, we are focusing on emotional child abuse, such as the various types, how to help emotionally abused children,  resources for healing, adult survivors of emotional child abuse, and the special case of narcissism. Adult children of narcissistic parents (ACoNs) know a special type… Continue reading Surviving the Narcissistic Parent: ACoNs (Adult Children of Narcissists)

Adult Survivors of Emotional Child Abuse · Child Abuse · Child Abuse Prevention · Child Advocacy · Emotional Child Abuse

April Is Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month: Let’s Talk About What People Don’t Talk About

This post is about emotional child abuse—but, please, keep reading it anyway, especially because April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, especially because reaching out can make a huge difference. Most people will ignore the subject, turning the page or changing the channel or hopping to another website when the subject comes up. People who abuse their… Continue reading April Is Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention Month: Let’s Talk About What People Don’t Talk About