What is sibling emotional abuse?
Abuse comes in many forms as it does in domestic violence, there is emotional abuse, physical abuse, verbal abuse and sexual assault to name a few, sibling abuse causes severe trauma to a child. The long-lasting effects of sibling abuse can damage a child’s life right through to adulthood.
What can parents do to prevent emotional sibling abuse?
Emotional sibling abuse can be hard to spot
Abuse is systematic; it is continued, a rivalry is one-off disagreements or arguments.
Know when to intervene in your children’s arguments before they become abusive.