Originally Posted by BIG_DADDY
Believe you me I get the whole social status dealio when it comes to women. Getting physically beat down on a regular basis still has to be worse IMO. THis still comes down to parenting either way. Boundaries, a healthy self-esteem and even learning how to deal with social dynamics are all things they can learn from parents who are actually active in their life.
Emotional abuse has far greater impact on human psyche than physical, especially at a young age when their coping mechanisms are not established.