Why aren’t we talking about abusive mums?

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Abusive mothers are a very real problem and we have to start talking about it to be able to help

DID you know children are more likely to be harmed by their biological mother than father? Neither did I until very recently. But why am I surprised — and why will you be shocked? Because we don’t talk about it.

No one wants to talk about it. Society is totally in denial that women aren’t always victims.

We have all been conditioned to believe the majority of people who commit abuse are men — but it’s not true.

There are good women and bad women. Children are far more likely to suffer neglect or abuse at the hands of their mothers.

It’s so important that we all put aside our preconceptions and look at the facts, even though they’re uncomfortable.

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