What Are The Signs An Adult Was Abused As A Child?
The main signs are as follows:
– Volatile, difficult and unstable relationships with others, including own children
– Problems with behavior including anti-social behavior leading to conflict with the law (especially in the case of males who were abused as children
– Hypervigilance / feelings of vulnerability / not feeling safe and secure
– Did not fulfill academic potential
– Dependence on alcohol or drugs in attempt to reduce emotional pain and suffering
– Intrusive and disturbing feelings and emotions connected to the abuse (eg when lying awake at night)
– Nightmares, insomnia
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