I am a child abuse survivor. Just mention it been there and done that. Statistically, it is said that I would also be an abusive mother but I never was that to them. Even tho when I became first became pregnant I said to myself I finally will have someone to love and that will love me back and I promised to myself that I was not going to be that mother I had for myself. My daughter was going to have a good mother. I am a good mother. I work hard for her only thing is that I couldn't be lovable towards her. I never showed her love and affection like a real mother should have. I never beat her or abused her in any way. I disciplined her n taught her morals and respect but never love. It breaks my heart that to this day I can not just hug her and tell her I love you. I wish we had help.