Emotionally Neglected Children May Feel Like They Are Ghosts

“Emotional Neglect is the white space in the family picture; the background rather than the foreground. It is insidious and overlooked while it does its silent damage to people’s lives.” (Dr. Jonice Webb) Editor's note: I use "he" because "he or she" can interrupt the flow of sentences. But abuse can happen to any gender. … Continue reading Emotionally Neglected Children May Feel Like They Are Ghosts

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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