One of the biggest mistakes people make about abuse is to compare their abuse to that of others. Most people can find someone who has suffered worse abuse than they did.
When you mniimize abuse you stuff it within you. When it's stuffed, you can't work through it.
Any abuse you experience, no matter how minor you think it is, has had a multi-level effect upon you. If it's something you keep thinking about, it's crucial to heal it. Every time you "review" it, the energy of the abuse is more deeply imprinted within you.
Abuse has effects upon every part of you, metal, emotional, spiritual an physical.
Let's look at what happens.