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Abusive Families

An abusive family is one whose member or members may be suffering physical, psychological mistreatment and even sexual abuse inflicted by other members of the family. Sadly, some children grow up in these families thinking that such atmosphere is normal.
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Your dad is not hurting your mother when they go to sleep. That's private time for parents after the children have gone to bed. They may discuss certain problems either they have or are concerned about their children or they may use this time to simply cuddle up together.
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Verbal abuse is very difficult to prove as verbal abuse scars the brain and does not leave scars on the body from physical abuse. The victim can tape their abuser without their knowledge, but this is often not admissible in a court of law and the tape should be given to the lawyer to see if it will...
When you are living with an abusive person, it is best to know; 1. What type of abuse is it? Emotional, verbal, physical or any form of abuse. 2. Who is the abuse targeted to? Is it only to you, or it is also the same behavior to other people. 3. What causes the abuse? It is because of it is...
Only psychological therapy can help your male friend. Physical abuse from childhood is a lifetime of bad memories and he needs to learn coping skills by a professional. He needs to know he had no way of preventing what happened to him as most children who were abused often blame themselves for...
If in the United States you can call Child Aid and your name will be kept confidential. They will then check out the custodial parent and decide if the children are being abused or not. If in Canada it would be Child Welfare. Even if you have a hint that a child or children are being abused mentally...
It sounds as if you need to have more respect for your Grandmother! If your Grandmother threw a shoe at you then you probably were being disrespectful to her. Abusive behavior is: Slapping you across the face; twisting your arm; punching; kicking; hitting; scratching. It would be wise of you to...
As a young child being abused by a family member and by an outsider, it became really hard for me. I had alot of trust issues. I was very mean and bitter but at the same time wanted the attention. It was very confusing trying to distinguish between what was wrong and what was right. Im suprised I...
13 years old is a difficult time for the 13 year old and the parents. At 13 teens try to be independent and do as they wish, but they are far from wise enough to make their own decisions in life so the parents will try their best to keep you from making mistakes or getting into trouble. In other...
Tattoo parlours are banned in the UAE as they go against ShariaLaw. There are a few illegal parlours around, but no one in their rightmind would use them as they are definitly not up to any kind ofhealth codes
A victim (woman/man) who has been a victim of psychological abuse by their partner suffers as many wounds as a person who has been physically abused; you just can't readily see the scars from that psychological abuse. If someone is told enough for a long period of time that they are useless; not...
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Because most of the time they can't help themselves.
The elderly who are very ill have little control of what happens to them. Some elderly may have suffered a stroke or are too ill to speak and have suffered abuse either by one or more of their adult children or even some nurses in nursing homes (more common that one thinks.) If an elderly person has...
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Then you should get the heck out of canada!!!! think of your kids first. come to the u.s. and start a new life!
Yes, definitely. Usually abusers come from abusive families and may be mentally ill themselves.
passing the buck - not taking responsibility for their own actions and words. They are not blind to this and know what they are doing to you - they wait and see how long you'll take their abuse.
No, in many cases pushing someone in the heat of anger or frustration does not mean that person will turn into an abuser. At some time in every person's life they have pushed or shoved someone in the heat of anger, but it is not a continuing act. While pushing is not acceptable to anyone people are...
friends house for a few days but hen you should go home im sure you will get in trouble if you follow that last bit but they love u If you truly have problems at home you need to tell an adult, like a teacher or a friends mom etc. The police and social workers is OK as well. Child Protective...
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Domestic violence . This is violence within the home, within the family - hence the term domestic. It includes violence between spouses, the abuse of children and of the elderly.. In recent years the concept has sometimes been extended to include the frequent use of biting sarcasm and frequent...
If you are over 18 you can simply walk away from it by moving to a different location if possible. If you are under 18 then you need to talk to a school counselor, teacher, grandparents, someone you can trust.
As abuse in general is still underreported, this statistic would bean estimate if there is one, but is likely very low.
If you're in the US, go see legal aid, because you need an attorney. There's no way to give any accurate advice other "go see an attorney" without knowing all the details of what happened.
Be very careful!! How close are you and your mom and siblings? Do they know you are in contact with him? You don't want to lose contact with them because of you wanting to know your dad. I would exercise caution here, was he ever convicted or brought up on charges for abuse? If you want to meet him,...
Answer . \nif this person is doing it for fun then it isnt, but if they are doing it aggresivly then in a way it could be abbusive, does that help?!!
In the United Stated Child Aid should be contacted. In Canada it is Child Welfare.
If you are a minor then you can go to Child Aid and report the abuse. They will investigate in a discreet manner and not give out your name. If you are not a minor and still live with your step parent then consider moving out. If you do not live at home, but have siblings that are putting up with...
Talk to them about it, always be there, comfort them.
Those who were abused as children or witnessed abuse as children especially if there is drug or alcohol abuse in the family.
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Absolutely not. No one has the right to beat you for any reason. If you are in danger at home, please call 911 or talk to a teacher, counselor, neighbor or other trusted adult. Let them know what is happening. You have the right to be safe at home! Please seek help if you are in this situation.
At 17 in most States you are still a minor until you turn 18 and therefore your parents have the right to set rules of their home which apply to you as well. If you are giving them cause for them to be angry at you such as: staying out too late; concerned about the friends you hang around with; if...
Be very wary about what you are doing. If you have not seen any bruises; black eyes; split lips or missing teeth on your girlfriend then there is a slight possibility she may have tried to abort the baby or, there could have been a reason the baby was naturally aborted. Do not blame the mother and...
If you and your husband are living with your in laws then it is up to both you and your husband to help with chores and earn your keep if you are not paying rent and this is not considered maid service. If you are paying rent and staying in another part of the house helping the mother in law with...
A verbal abuser is someone that is constantly at their spouse by calling them names; sometimes using dirty language; the abuser is never satisfied with anything their spouse does and makes the spouse feel they are walking on egg shells around the verbal abuser. A physical abuser is anyone that...
Lots of dysfunctional people walking around all over the place and bumping into each other and having codependent relationships.
In most States you are a minor until you are 18. However, you can go to Child Aid and report the abuse and suggest to them you would prefer to live with either your grandparents or a relative such as an aunt.
Yes, sometimes animals are involved in domestic violent. If the abusive offender is angry enough they will take that anger out on the wife, children and can well kick or beat the family dog. In a few cases reported a dog (of any size) may come to the aid of those being abused and attack the abuser;...
place a call to a local domestic violence shelter w/o your parents knowing. Check the phone book for crisis hot line
You cannot be forced to testify but if you don't then you become an enabler. You need to speak with a domestic abuse counselor.
These situations are hard. There are two solutions to a problem like this. Sit down with your father, and tell him how you feel. Pore your entire soul into what you are saying. Make him understand how you feel. If, deep down, he really is a fatherly figure, he will realize his mistake and hopefully...
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Answer . We humans are products of our environment. If in their household as children themselves, their wasnt love and affection and they werent taught to control their feelings and that there are better ways of working things out, the behavior just repeats itself. There is not a book on how to...
You are in a mess. No. Back talk does not give your dad the right to hit you and threaten you. Still, the law does not like to get involved in family matters. So, even by telling the cops that it is happening, it might not help your cause. Talk to a school counselor. You need to find out how to get...
You can't. That is the job of your parents so go to your parents. If that doesn't work stay as far away from her as you can until she grows up enough to act right.
For a divorce? I'd say as soon as you've determined that he isn't going to change, which is pretty much right away. For criminal charges? Call the police, not an attorney.
my brother is the same way the best thing to do is to just ignore him and do bad things behind his back like spit on his freshly cleaned clothes or fill his shoes with chalk or sugar or any thing to that effect
It is called 'sibling rivalry' and it is common for siblings to fight; especially two brothers, but brothers can also be rough with their sister. You should talk to your parents about it because it is their responsibility to control your brother and not you.
The abuser of the victim will first alienate the victim from their family and friends and can even move to another town in some cases. An abuser is sly as a fox and at first often can win over not only the victim with kindness and generosity, but also win over family and friends. However, there are...
Minors who choose to run away for a good reason should contact Child Aid in the United States and Child Welfare in Canada. They will try to help you either stay with a responsible relative such as grandparents; aunt and uncle, or, they can put you into Foster Care with a responsible family until you...
Married, living together or dating no one has the right to push or shove another person, but, some couples get into an argument and this could occur and the person who is doing the pushing has never done it before then you have the option of telling them never to do it again or, leave that person if...
maybe because hes jealous of what you have and he wants it
Go to her with a few other family or friends and have a intervention sort of. If her kids are small have someone else with kids have a play date and get the ball rolling on getting her to realize the damage it is causing her and will cause her children. She probably has low self esteem and no...
Young men such as your brother come to a point in their lives when they are half boy and half man and he is confused and feels he needs some space from family and that includes you. You are second guessing the reasoning of your brother leaving the family and going to the boarding school and it could...
It is often an exhibit of power by those who need to feel powerful. It is often learned from parents who are abusers and abused. A person that feels that abuse is power (male or female) tend to choose partners who have low self esteem and feel the abuse is warranted.
A 2yo is a toddler and not a infant. And beating a child never leads anywhere. If he is using it to teach the child not to do anything dangerous it will just lead to fear. And does he want his son to fear him? The terrible two's is called that for a reason. It's like a early puberty with temper...
The pursuit of an ideal happy family is in perspective with both parents' values, intellect and emotional management to success toward the psychological and material assets to be part of those who wants the world to be a better place; some for their own self interest, though those who are more...
When someone lacks money..it's all they can think about. A man is "supposedly" the provider for his family..now, when he's not providing, he feels helpless and he begins to feel stressed. Most of the time, this leads to men abusing girlfriends, wives, even their own kids. Why? Because in these...
You need legal counsel to answer this question. It depends on a number of factors - particularly, the circumstances under which he pulled a gun on you. In most states, the laws of deadly force allow the use of lethal force (pointing a firearm at someone, even if you don't shoot them, is considered...
They say that in most human beings who are adults there is a child crying trying to get out psychologically. This means that no matter how old we get we are still children at heart when our feelings are hurt or we feel frustrated that we cannot express our feelings as freely as we would like to at...
If your sister is not a minor then there is nothing any of you can do if she chooses to befriend your ex husband. However, the family should gather together and have a talk with your sister letting her know in no uncertain terms that she is no longer a minor and can do as she pleases, but she is...
The best thing for you to do is get away from him until you have the baby or send him to stay with someone else and it will be a hard choice, but you should think about the baby inside you. Keeping your son in the same house is not a good idea. Think about the safety of your baby and yourself. ....
In most healthy situations when we are children, we are taught, good touch, bad touch. This definitely falls under that category. Even though you did not mention a thing about being touched, showering with your Father can lead to such behavior. I want you to stand up for yourself, and tell him no!...
Most likely, what you did was not a little thing. If it was a little thing, you have most likely done it numerous times, enough to enrage him. If talking to him does not work (i.e. violence erupts), talk to another family member or a local counselor. _____________________________________________...
If it is a total stranger in the store that has verbally abused you along with a threat go to the store manager and they will deal with it. If the person giving the abuse and threat is out of control then the store manager will call the police.
You should talk to her about it. Tell her that it's frightful when she screams and curse at you. If it doesn't get better you should have someone else help you talk to her. If it ends up with her uses physical-violence you need to talk to someone that will help you and help her. I hope it'll get...
Put ice on it and that will help. The way you wrote the question is that the kick was on purpose by your mother. If this is true, then, it is abuse and you need to call social services.
The past tense of "run" is "ran", not runned. To answer your question would require an extreme amount of research, without limiting the parameters of your question. Phrased the way your question is currently phrased, you are asking for an absolute answer, to which there is not an answer. It can be...
THis is up to you love, follow what your heart and maybe you need something that can remind you how good your mother is. I do am sorry if your mother pass away, but giving her flower is only a sign that you will miss her and you are sad that she is not here anymore.
If you are no longer a minor and dealing with an emotionally abusive and very controlling mother first try to find out if your mother could possibly be going through perimenopause or menopause (hormones run wild during this change of life) or, if your mother is 60 years or older perhaps she may be...
Domestic violence in men (and women included) is a psychological factor and the high percentage of that psychological disorder is the environment in which they grew up in. If one or both parents argue or hit one another or the male (being the stronger sex) is physically violent to the mother ...
Forgiveness is for you and your peace of mind only.....some people just never get it....but you shouldn't live one more day under the restraints of this burden. Good luck ;)
It is very common for children who grew up in an abusive family to become so nervous and anxious that they will pull their hair out; bite their nails; bite their bottom lip until it bleeds; grind their teeth while sleeping, etc. The best and only way you can get over this nervous habit of hair...
If you are sexually or physically abused then you can make a phone call in the United States to Child Aid and in Canada 'Child Welfare' (just phone the operator to direct your call. They will come to your parents home and discuss the matter with them; check out the living conditions; perhaps talk to...
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This depends upon your state's laws and to some degree its court rules. You get an injunction by filing with the appropriate court a complaint or petition alleging the reasons you are entitled to the injunction. The papers are served on the defendant and ultimately there will be a trial in the usual...
Domestic violence is a over used term, someone talking loudly at you could be considered Domestic violence!
If you're seeing a guy who doesn't accept your child and is verbally abusive to him, you shouldn't need a stranger to tell you to dump the guy fast . Your child's welfare comes first. This man is no prize; there are better ones out there.
A veiled threat is a sentence given to another that can have two meanings and be taken as information or a joke or a threat. Example: 'Now that I've told you my private secrets I may have to kill you' and the person laughs or on a more normal basis 'If I ever found someone going out with my...
Every individual can lose their temper every so often and say something they may regret, but a verbal abuser is someone who constantly verbally abusing their partner with such things as 'you are good for nothing'; 'who would ever want you' and there are mainly other insults to the victim of verbal...
decapitation or getting stoned, it is a very known method in many European countries. For example, a woman named Francine Latcham of St. Catharines Ontario was abused by a rottweiler and still to this day brings up abuse..
child abuse happen mostly when people want to
The law states 'a person is innocent until proven guilty' so unless you can prove they are guilty of an act then there is nothing you can do. If this is personal and not a crime then it is better to walk away from such a person rather than to waste your energy on trying to get them to admit they are...
If you suspect child abuse call children's services and report the mother. If you hear or see the mother in an act of abuse, call the cops immediately.
Accept they're human, and some people have better families than other's. I'm genuinely sorry for you, but to quote a cliche 'Life's a bitch'.
1 in every 40 people are being abused every year
Because there is under-reporting. The overwhelming majority of instances of domestic abuse are never reported. Victims often don't report abuse because they are scared, because they "love" their abuser, because they don't know how, because they are manipulated into thinking no one will believe them,...
This type of a girl is one that cares for others well-being not just her own, she could also be put into the the the category of selfless because even when she has a ton of things to do for herself, she will most likely put them first. she stops what she does just help someone else in need.
That may have several meanings - most of them related to doing something bad to someone, when that other person trusts you.