Stop Emotional Abuse

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I'm female, 26 years old and have experienced emotional and physical abuse and neglect during childhood.
English is not my first language. I apologize for any grammar/syntax errors ;)

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Please READ THIS POST before you decide to follow this blog.

"Children need our empathy, acceptance, and comfort when they are upset. Smiling, laughing, tickling, or telling children they’re okay when they cry might seem more benevolent than reacting angrily or telling them to be quiet, but the message is the same: You shouldn’t be upset. Your feelings aren’t valid or acceptable. A child can’t help but feel his feelings, so he’s left with the sense that there’s something wrong…with him.”

Picture from On The Fence
Article: The Happiest Kids Don’t Have To Smile (Janet Lansbury, Elevating Child Care)

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