Essay on Psychological Violence And Emotional Abuse

1393 Words Jan 15th, 2016 null Page
Psychological Abuse, is also known as psychological violence, emotional abuse or mental abuse, is a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another to behavior that may result in psychological trauma, including anxiety, chronic depression, or posttraumatic stress disorder.
In a study of 1,000 women 15 years of age or older, 36% had experienced emotional abuse while growing up; 43% had experienced some form of abuse as children or adolescents.
In this paper I will be talking about Psychological Abuse as a personal topic, as a child this was one of the hardest things to go through. It’s not something you chose nor want for yourself mentally. I know you can’t choose your parents, but if the option was there (knowing how my childhood went) I wouldn’t have wanted mine. My early childhood years were bad but they had worsened when my mom and dad split up. It was one of the most horrible feelings ever; having to choose who to live with, going back and forth between them, one of them telling me not to like the other, guilting me about who I chose to live with and more. They would says things like: “you could’ve had this or that if you lived with me,” or “your mom isn’t the best parent” and vice versa. I’ve never liked how I didn’t get to make that choice by myself, but honestly I didn’t want to live with neither of them but of course I didn’t get to make that choice either so I lived with my mom and stayed at the dorms in Mission.
The dorms felt like my home…

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