Collateral Damage – Children

Day 6.  Children are often described as the ‘forgotten victims’ of Domestic Abuse. Children are affected not only by directly witnessing abuse, but also by living in an environment where usually their mother or it can be their father – is being repeatedly victimised.

Children living with domestic violence do not have a happy home in which they can feel secure and loved, even when their non-abusive parent wants to provide them with security and strong boundaries, this is usually hampered by the abusive parent.

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