Mother Shuts Down A Man Who Parent-Shamed Her For Using Phone While With 2 Kids At A Grocery Store
Parent-shaming is more difficult to address but, much easier to pass on. It adversely affects the body and the brain, triggering stress, anxiety, and even depression.
This painful emotion associated with inconsolable guilt. Such public embarrassment stricks way deeper and can lead to dreadful consequences.
As phycologist Carla Maly told Fatherly, if left unchecked, shame can become a truly destructive core belief. She says shame is the sneakiest of feelings. It can mask itself with other physical and psychological symptoms. A parent's confidence tumbles down while handling the baby. With no credence, nothing good comes out.