“While the feeling of being unloved may be true at this moment, being unloved is a lie. This is a damaging falsehood that makes children of domestic violence believe they are unworthy of tenderness or care. Of course, all children are loveable and deserve to feel that way. When they don’t, it’s confusing and terrifying to admit: My parents don’t love me. This psychic pain is the worst kind of punishment – just as destructive as physical abuse. In fact, children who feel unloved suffer as much or more psychologically as if they had been physically abused.”
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