Women 's Effect On Children With Low Self Esteem Essay

1091 Words Oct 6th, 2015 null Page
Some women don’t know what to do so they stay in the abusive relationship but you have to start somewhere. The first step to resolving any problem is to first acknowledge that there is one. Often times women mistake abuse as love and therefore accept it as a natural form of affection. This mindset is developed at an early age, either from watching their mothers being abused and staying in the unhealthy relationship or from being abused themselves and told that it was love. Whatever the case may be, it should be understood that any form of verbal, emotional, or physical abuse is not love. Love does not hurt. Abuse can begin in a simple form of manipulation, if someone is manipulating your thoughts and always trying to get you to see things the way they see them, it’s a form of control. Some men prey on women with low self-esteem or women who are vulnerable. These men appear to be very kind, gentle, and caring in the beginning but there’s a real beast on the inside waiting to be released. After my experience in an abusive marriage, I begin teaching my daughters the signs to look for. One of the first clues to look out for is “Men who are highly sensitive or affectionate”. These type of men feel the need to always have you around them and say things like, “I can’t live without you”, “If you leave me, I would just die”, or “If you ever leave me, I’ll kill you.” I told my daughters to run from men like this. The second clue to look for is a man who feels the need to control you.…

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