Abuse can leave both visible and invisible scars. Here's how to heal.
In an abusive situation, you can be hurt in a variety of ways. Some of these ways are physical and may need physical treatment. Don't hesitate to talk to your doctor if you need care.
However, even abuse that doesn’t leave physical marks can inflict profound emotional, psychological and social scars. You may have lower self-esteem because of the abuse or worry about the possibility of future abuse. Here’s how to help yourself heal.