Emotional abuse may include yelling, screaming, name-calling, belittling or demeaning a person with words or gestures.
Emotional abuse is particularly insidious because it not as overt as other forms of abuse.
It is a sad fact that today's youth are much more likely to be exposed to violence and abuse than youth of previous generations: dating and acquaintance rape, relationship violence, bullying, gang activity, and exposure to graphic violent images in video games and on the Internet.
Often, it is quite difficult for parents to intervene in these complex situations but there are several steps that parents can take to limit their children's exposure to these dangers.
Make sure your child understands what it means to be in a loving and supporting relationship.
Most parents have some fears of the day their child will start dating.
It is the big sign that they’re growing up and are entering adulthood.
As a parent, it is important for you to recognize the danger signs of an unhealthy or abusive relationship.
If you have a concern, talk honestly with your child and ask other’s for help.Dating doesn’t always go as you expect; your child may need someone to come to if they have a problem.