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Myth: Once offended, a person remains forever an offender, once struck, can not stop.

Facts: you can always stop the power of another force or teach people the skills of non-aggressive behavior, if he wants it.

Myth: People who abuse others are losers and cannot cope with stress and their own life problems.

Facts: a state of stress sooner or later all people experience, but not all abuse other people.

Myth: verbal and emotional insults do not harm human health. Taunts, harsh words, teachings, criticism are not violence, and sometimes even useful.

Facts: Verbal and emotional insult causes a stressful condition, the long-term experience of which leads to psychosomatics: psoriasis, ulcer, asthma, hypertension, gynecological and other diseases.

Myth: verbal and emotional insults are not as bad as physical (physical).

Facts: verbal and emotional insults that hurt human feelings are as painful as physical insults. They destroy the dignity of the individual and can lead to suicide.

Myth: Verbal and emotional punishment does not affect the formation of a person’s personality.

Facts: The atmosphere of psychological violence leads to emotional trauma, deprives self-esteem and gives rise to the idea of ​​inferiority, and this is transferred to adulthood. A rude word is insulting, ridicule is humiliating. If teachings and criticism come from people who have power over you, you become helpless, you cannot make decisions.
Verbal and emotional punishment leads to a decrease in self-esteem, anxiety, can prevent the development of a sense of respect for other people like a child or teenager, and an adult.

Myth: Once a person has been abused - forever a victim.

Facts: After consulting with specialists, a person returns, as a rule, to a normal life if the cycle of violence is broken and the person is no longer in a situation of violence and danger.

Myth: Men and boys who do not beat, but only give back, cowards.

Facts: people who use physical force lack the ability to communicate and resolve conflicts. They feel their own powerlessness and try to gain control over others with the help of force. Confident person does not need a link to someone else's opinion and forceful evidence.

Myth: people who abuse their family members or their partners are mentally ill, they behave like this with everyone.

Facts: These people often lead a normal life with the exception of those moments when they do not control outbursts of aggressive behavior. The social status of such people can be very high. They can hold leadership positions, lead an active social life, be successful in business, etc. They are fully capable of controlling their behavior and understand in relation to whom aggressive emotions can be shown.
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