Invisible spectators: Children who grow up in abusive households, and what it does to them

Last Updated on September 26, 2016 by Cindy Bekesi

By Geetika Mantri

This article out of India proves that Childhood Domestic Violence has no cultural, racial, or ethnic boundaries. It shares the stories of two children who grew up living with domestic violence, highlighting many of the LIES learned and emphasizing the importance of education and intervention. Children who grow up in these homes can either internalize the violence, becoming submissive and meek in adulthood, or externalize the violence, repeating the cycle of domestic violence. This article examines the effects of CDV, presenting research from India that correlates with results found in the U.S. Click HERE to see what was found.



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