A study conducted by Barbie shows that 72 percent of dads know it is important to show their daughters that being kind and brave is more important than being pretty, and when it comes to empowering their daughter, 62 percent of dads tell their daughters that they can be anything.
We all exhibit some kind of invalidation onto our loved ones without realizing the dangerous effects of such an act on their psychological formation and well-being. Verbal communication is the key method through which we humans interact with one another but what happens when this mode becomes a medium for manipulation and emotional abuse?! In fact, invalidation is nothing but a type of rejection that can lead to the latter. Well, having that said, most of us do it out of mere disagreement with no intention to harm the other person's feelings yet, it can be the most damaging type of disagreement.