Friday, September 25, 2009
Mackenzie Phillips, Child Abuse and Divorce
Thank you, Belinda, for your sane commentary on this disturbing subject. It is so important for adults to wake up and recognize the symptoms of children acting out, whether as a consequence of a divorce gone wrong, abusive parenting, sexual abuse by a trusted adult or other destructive behaviors. When we compound the abuse by not acknowledging it, disregarding its effects or shaming the victim, the poison spreads, infecting generation after generation of innocent children and young adults.
It is very sad to hear Mackenzie's story. It would be even sadder if we don't learn some major lessons from this and realize that there is always an underlying reason why children act out.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost