Children who are witnesses of domestic violence can learn from a very young age, that violence is the only way to solve conflicts.
For most, the learning process ceases with the first time they are hit, an opportunity to learn that those who love you are the ones who hurt you.
This message can be greatly strengthened if they notice that their parents regularly engage in physical violence to resolve their disagreements.
Children learn meaningful messages about behavior and sex roles from parents who are role models. When exposed to family violence, they can integrate this behavior into their relationships as children and beyond as adults, resulting in a patern of intergenerational violence.
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Domestic violence in families it is dangerous for children. They are living in an atmosphere with screaming, yelling and agression.
They are growimg with fear for their parent and for their own safety.
Children are feeling bad because they can not do anyting to stop domestic violence. If they are trying to end the quarrels between parents, they can be injured .
Moreover, they are emotionally and psychollogically affected, just because they assissist to violence in the family.
Children who are growing up in a violent environment do not receive the care they are needing. they can be direct victims in domestic violence case, especially if they are witnessing forms of violence at home or in the family.
A parent which is abused, is living with too much pain to be able to take care properly of his or her child .
The influences of a violent environment on children can be countless.
They may have trouble sleeping and resting, poor results at school and in relationships with their friends, feel sad and scared.
They could grow up with a bad opinion about themselves.
These influences seem to diminish over time, if domestic violence is no longer manifested in