MARLO THOMAS
10/06/2014 11:41 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Is Verbal Abuse As Bad As Physical Abuse? (VIDEO)

Is verbal abuse as bad as physical abuse? According to Brian Martin, founder of Children of Domestic Violence and author of Invincible, the psychological effects are the same. However, Brian had found that many people feel less inclined to speak about verbal abuse, because they think it's a weak word, when really, anything that is done to intentionally hurt someone is abusive.

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