Words Do Hurt


“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me” may be a rhyme; however, the reality is words do hurt. In fact, emotional and verbal abuse by a parent has long-term implications of which the victim may never fully recover.  Physical scars may heal.  Emotional scars created by harsh words may never fully go away. 

#506, Words Do Hurt

Categories: Impact on child, Psychological abuse