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You should talk to an adult in your family such as grandparents or an aunt. If your relatives don't live close then you can talk to your school counselor or a priest or pastor. You can also go to Child Welfare on your own and put in a complaint. It will be investigated and depending on the findings you could become a ward of the court and put into foster care. Good luck! * Unfortunately, social services in the US does not consider verbal and emotional abuse a legal issue. State agencies that handle such matters would suggest family counseling but would take no further action unless the child or children had been neglected, physically abused. Because all such agencies private and public are understaffed and underfunded their resources are extremely limited in what action can be taken when the issue is not one of physical abuse or child endangement. If a child believes themselves or other family members to be in danger of immediate physical harm they should call 911 for assistance. It is the moral duty of everyone to report abuse of children, physically or mentally disabled, elderly or indeed any person who is incapable of helping themselves. National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-422-4453 or 1-800-252-2873 National Youth Crisis Services, 1-800-448-4463 Teenline Online,, A website staffed by trained teens to aid young people in finding assistance and solutions for their problems.

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Q: What can a 12-year-old do when their father is emotionally and verbally abusive?
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Your husbands ex is verbally abusive to the kids How do you help them when they visit you?

Keep them away from the father and make an agreement with him not to be verbally abusive to your children

Is it normal for a child of a verbally abusive father to grow up with the mentality of Honesty Is Not Always If Ever The Best Policy when dealing with authority figures other than his abusive father?

Yes, it is normal with some children who grow up with a verbally abusive father to think that honesty is not always if ever the best police when dealing with authority figures other than his own father because a verbally abusive father has life twisted around in his own mind. A child that is either verbally or physically abused by their father will most likely try to please that father more so than the father. However, there are other children who grow up with verbally abusive fathers who make an extreme effort to be the opposite of their father and when those grown children have children of their own they make sure their children will not have to go through the same thing they went through.

If your father is still verbally abusive to you at age 26 should you let your child spend the weekend with him?


How do emotionally abusive fathers affect their sons?

The Father is the Sons role model. Father teaches the Son how to treat woman/men/children and how to be a man. If the Father is emotionally abusive, the Son will more than likely grow up to be an abuser aswell.

Was Hayley Williams abused by her dad?

Hayley's ex-stepfather was verbally abusive. Her biological father is not abusive. I really hope this isn't true! if i is, poor hayley :(

If you have a verbally abusive step-father how do you get him taken out of the household and not the children?

Call the police station and speak to an officer about it. If the step-father is threatening the children he can be removed and not the children.

How can your daughter who is sixteen get her own lawyer such that she can live with her mother who has NO custody and her father who has all custody He is emotionally abusive to her but no one be?

you get it for her.

If a father is emotionally abusive to a child is it better for the child not to be with his father at all?

Yes, the child should not be with their father. Unless the father is willing to go to couseling. Good luck and God Bless:)

Is there anything you can do legally if the father of your child is emotionally abusive to you?

Yes you can, you should complain to the police and then let them take the first action.

If a14 year old in Kansas lives with custodial father who is physically and verbally abusive can he petition court for permission to live with grandparents?

No, they need to.

What to do in a situation where a 32 yr old boy who is verbally abusive to his father is making no progress in leaving home?

Kick them out and if they don't leave call the cops.

Why is He so verbally abusive?

He can be verbally abusive due to many different reasons. I will explain some examples. He may have grown up with a father who was verbally abusive, and he may have picked up on his father's characteristics of being verbally abusive. He may be verbally abusive because he lacks self confidence.Another reason why he is verbally abusive is because he may be trying to control you. Control in relationships may not be recognized easily,however, if you are experiencing verbal abuse you should be aware that he may be trying to control you. You should try to take actions to change his behavior, seeking help from counselors is a great way to start. Verbal abuse can effect you mentally,physically, and emotionally. Anwer2. Verbal, emotional and physical abuse are forms of VIOLENCE. The Bible makes this point at Ephesians 4:31: Put away from yourselves every kind of malicious bitterness, anger, wrath, screaming, and abusive speech as well as everything injurious." Jehovah God does not approve of abusive speech or conduct and that victims should not accept such behavior as normal or as something that is their fault. People that belittle others just try to elevate themselves because of their own insecurities. Being a victim of verbal or physical abuse can be devastating. Do not continue to suffer in silence, hoping things will change. THEY DO NOT!!! Often a person who is abusive needs to seek professional help for something that has happened in their past that they have never dealt with. It could have been an abusive father, a molestation or something else traumatic. You can suggest that both of you go to counseling together. If he is not agreeable, ask yourself, is this really a situation you want to stay in long term. Only you can decide whether it is worth it, but know that everyone deserves to be treated with love, kindness and respect.

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