At some point of parenthood, we all have used threats. Parents use threats to keep their children under check. Many parents think that threats is the only way to make children listen to you. Using it can be harmful for children.
“Love, don’t abuse.” This was a poster in a pediatrician’s office. I was taken aback. Does abuse by parents affect children? Abuse can destroy a child’s self-esteem Children are not born with complexes. These complexes develop in them, over a period
In a dingy hut, next to a dingy alley, a small boy Joseph sat alone and hungry. Suddenly, the door burst open and his drunken father stumbled in. He violently beat Joseph until he became tired and staggered away. This
The memory of little Anish cowering in fear when his father threatened to hit him for misbehaving, is stuck in my mind like a vivid picture. FEAR was etched all over his face. “Do this or else…”. These words have