The Mind Games of Gaslighting [Types of Emotional Child Abuse Series, Part 2]

When you look up the definition of emotional child abuse, it includes different kinds of emotional child abuse. In our Types of Emotional Child Abuse series, the first post discussed the silent treatment. In this post, we'll explore gaslighting. The Dark Art of Driving Someone Who Trusts You Crazy In the 1944 film "Gaslight," pianist … Continue reading The Mind Games of Gaslighting [Types of Emotional Child Abuse Series, Part 2]

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

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