Finally children may be AWARE of the tension in the home such as their mother’s fearfulness when the abuser’s car pulls into the driveway.
What are the feelings of children who are exposed to battering?
It can mean HEARING threats or fighting noises from another room.
Children may also OBSERVE the aftermath of physical abuse such as blood, bruises, tears, torn clothing, and broken items.
Loved ones who may experience domestic violence also exhibit certain behaviors.