Any violence is bad, but witnessing violence towards someone you rely on for your safety and care is horrific. Children who live in a household with someone being emotionally or physically abused will no doubt be left with psychological scars commonly seen in traumatized individuals. Children could experience cognitive impairment, developmental delays and serious behavioral problems with long term exposure.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and it’s a good time to bring awareness of an insidious crime that so many men and women are guilty of. Failure to protect is a serious offense in many states. The problem is that many women, for instance, caught in this situation are helpless to protect themselves. … CONTINUE READING