Parents abuse their children because they themselves were abused when young. Their brain is wired from such a young age to be violent. Now as a parent themselves, they treat their children the same way they were treated by their parents, by beating them up. While a child grows older and begins to develop his or her personality, it triggers inside of the parent rage, because it threatens their ego's. They sabotage the child's development to keep the child subservient.Answer
There is something in Jungian Psychology called the negative mother complex. It describes the situation. The abused child is most probably the one that has a desire for independence, the one that is healthy and can move on without her. The negative mother wants a constant control over her children, to the degree that she had whilst they were young. As they grow older, and prepare to get jobs, go to college and have families, she becomes angry and jealous. The child becomes abused both emotionally and physically by the mother, so that she can further control them and their lives. Many children do give in to mothers' like this, and report back to them several times a week. They will always remain 'children' to the mother.Answer
I'm not talking from experience because I came from a very happy home, but I do have friends who have been abused. Often it's the weaker child, the child that has some small handicap that is abused. It could also be that the abuser recognises faults of himself/herself in the child. Finally it could be pure jealousy. Whatever the reason it is the abuser who has the problem but unfortunately the damage is done before the child is old enough to realise this.Answer
I would suspect that the mother has a chemical brain imbalance or other possible mental problems. The child she singles out for abuse may be a difficult child, or they may not LIKE themselves or their spouse and that child REMINDS them of that person they hate. There are many reasons why parents do what they do to their children. Whether or not you are a member of that family, you should contact an agency in your state that deals with abuse. It is the FAULT of the mother, NOT the child. Sometimes the mother may convince the child that they are "bad" and the child may not even realize that such treatment is WRONG. Help if you can, for everyones sake.Answer
To divide her children so that she will always have an ally. By doing this she knows that she can rely on support from one of the other siblings to help abuse the isolated child. This person(the abuser) has their own problems wether it is emotional or mental, some people just get off on being mean. If there is a willing sibling(witness) to the abuse, an older and stronger family member, preferibly another adult, have them take note of the abuse. Many times nobody will say anything for the fear of retalliation. You will need solid evidence and the deterimination of the other members of the family to make any action work. This is a seroius situation that can't be committed without the intention of seeing all the way through. Reporting this to the right authorities would be the thing to do.Answer
There are many things that would make a mother abuse only one child in the family. Sadly, I can speak from experience and although it is painful to speak of I will do my best to enlighten you. Sometimes, if the mother and father split and/or now hate each other she may take her anger out the child/children; or if the parents do split if one child favors or acts more like the other parent she will beat them. Also if the mother/abuser is currently or has been abused themselves she may just subconsciously think of it as a right of passage and may just be passing it on to their children. There are is also a disease or disorder I'm not sure that makes the mother want to abuse her children. The mother my also have emotional disorders such as paranoia and anger issues some of which may be genetic, that will make her want to abuse her the child that makes her the most angry. If you are being abuse please tell someone, get help. I did and it made me feel so much better about myself and released me from the prison i was in. You don't have to be afraid, there is always a way to make things better. Please go get help.
I think every case can have multiple dynamics and there is not just one reason or element for cause. Speaking from personal experience, I was the child that was abused by my Mother. It started around the age of 5 and lasted as long as I could defend myself...around age 15. In my case I had the misfortune of resembling in appearance and mannerisms that of her father. She was abused by her father (My Grandfather). I don't have to speculate on this because my own father told me that was the reason when I confronted him about it as an adult. He informed me that she could hardly stand to look or talk to me because I reminded her of him so much. I think the key to end the cycle of abuse is to get counseling of some sort for the victim as soon as possible. My mother never visited a counselor to address her issues with her father until she was 58 years old. I was fortunate enough to work through the abuse issues with a counselor in my 20's.
because they are scumbags
Most do, but some appear not to. Although the maternal instinct is necessarily very strong in humans, there are mothers who abuse or neglect their children, although this is usually associated with drug or alcohol abuse, mental illness, family history of abuse, or the inability or unwillingness of a mother to protect her children from another abuser.
there's really no answer for this because some parents abuse their children whenever they want. it is very bad to abuse their own children.
Some mothers are unable to love their children. Fortunately is is the minority. Others love their children but realize they are unable to care for their children and give them up.
Some parents mistreat their children.
Most mothers love their children very much. However some mothers are unable to love.
some parents abuse their children if they have had a bad background or a hard life as a child
All question about all of any group doing anything can not be answered. In this care:the cultural meme for good behaviour is that mothers think fondly of their childrensome mothers leave their children through divorce, abandonment or adoption and never think of them againsome mothers actively hate and despise their childrensome mothers kill their children or watch someone else kill themIn some of these cases the mothers may think of their children, but not in a good way.
Not all children do that but some sadly do end up abusing their children.
The abused child might grow up and abuse their children, but some abused children rise above their bad circumstances.
Yes. They both are punishable by prison time and if you abuse animals you probably abuse children and vice versa.
Children get some diseases from their mothers from their mother's mitochondria.
ALL countries are affected by child abuse. Some countries have no laws against abusing women and children.
Mothers may wash dishes but not all do. Some have jobs and have others doing dishes. Some will teach their children to wash dishes as a family chore. But there is no requirement that mothers have to wash the dishes.
Some mothers like flowers or jewelry. Others would like to go out to dinner or the movies with their children.
Some people were abused when they were younger, creating some weird psychological problems, they abuse children, and if you were neglected, you will neglect your children. ---- Many child abusers were abused themselves in childhood. This causes some adult victims of child abuse to retaliate by abusing children. Others perpetuate the abuse of children because they consider it "normal" behavior since they experienced it in their own childhoods.
It depends on what the felon was convicted for. If it was for some sort of violence, sexual abuse or child abuse, they frown upon it. Why do you want to work with children?
Working mothers can not give as much time to their children as non-working mothers. The time that they are able to give will not be of the same quality. Children require both, quantity and quality, of their parent;s time.
They always emotionally abuse them, because narcissists lack empathy. Some physically abuse. It depends on the specific case.
Some mothers should when aggravated. It maybe from work, or their children, or other problems. Talk to her, ask her what's wrong.
Most mothers were stay at home mothers in the 1950s. They took care of their children. Some mothers had to work and did jobs such as factory work, waitressing, teaching and nursing.
Mothers are often strict to train their child to do the right thing. However some mothers are not strict and quite often this means that their children get in trouble that could have been prevented.
yes it is! never abuse your child! some parents spank their children when they do something that they shouldn't do, but that does not count as child abuse. that's discipline. but if you spank or hit your children for no reason or for a bad reason that's CHILD ABUSE.
Some children were killed. The government decided to ship the children to the country to keep them safe. The blitz bombs were not aimed at the countryside. Some pregnant mothers and some of the mothers of the children went with the children to the country homes of generous people. Many of the mothers had to stay in the city to work for the war effort or because they were widows and had to work to provide for their family. Some children found it to be an adventure and others found it to be a difficult experience. Many who had never seen the country, animals or farms found it fascinating. Thankfully sending them to the country saved their lives.
Some mothers feel they need to plan the life of their children, but not all. When you are able to provide for yourself, you can make your own plans.