Why do people hurt younger people including their younger relatives?
Often it's a way for someone who feels helpless or powerless in other aspects of his or her life to gain back a sense of control and power. They can't strike out at a person in a position of authority like their boss or a police officer, nor would a weak person like this attempt to lash out at another adult. So they hurt weaker, more defenseless people like children, adults who ''appear'' to be weaker than themselves - women, senior citizens, handicapped people - and often even pets.
So it is most often an matter of control. A lot of people mistakenly assume that rape and molestation are about sex, but ''a lot'', if not the majority, of these incidents are actually about control. It's not the sexual aspect of the abuse/crime that they're drawn to. Rather it's the heady feeling of having power over another human being that excites them - it's like a drug to these people
Other reasons for people hurting others, not necessarily just younger or weaker people, may include anger and rage issues or having been the victim of abuse or molestation themselves at some point.
Therapy can successfully help many of these people deal with their feelings of inadequacy and powerlessness, anger, or feelings of guilt and rage over having been victimized themselves. Unfortunately, many of these victimizers don't realize or won't admit, even to themselves, that they have a problem. Like an alcoholic or addict, they have to hit rock bottom before it finally becomes apparent that professional help is needed.
Rapists and child molesters are another matter and sometimes simple therapy is not enough and incarceration or institutionalization is the safest way to handle them.
If you are being abused physically, mentally, sexually, seek help immediately from someone you can trust - a minister or priest; a teacher, counselor, coach, principal; police, child protective services or social worker; even a close friend and/or their parents or your family doctor. Wow! This is a really good answer; this is very true. Thank you for your support. Both the questioner and the answerer.
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In many cultures today, it seems that only youth is worshiped and admired. As people age, they may believe they will face discrimination at work if they look "too old." Or the…y may want to have a new relationship and believe that looking younger will help them to be more attractive. In previous generations, older people were treated with respect, but the popular culture today seems to prefer a youthful appearance; this makes some older people feel they need to have plastic surgery or wear very contemporary fashion so that they will not seem out-of-date. On the other hand, not all older people feel this way. Some are proud of how they look and are comfortable with the aging process, even if the popular culture focuses on how to look young.
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some look young naturally, others get plastic surgery to remove wrinkles. usually they just accept the fact they are aging.
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younger people wern't very happy because if they had black friends they wouldn't be able to play with them or sit with them.
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