Signs of an Abusive Relationship

Signs of an Abusive Relationship

Signs of an Abusive Relationship:

Abusive relationships aren’t defined only by physical violence. Abuse comes in many forms - emotional, psychological, sexual. And, though you might think it would be clear when someone is being abusive, abusive patterns can sometimes be hard to spot - especially for the victim.

If you question whether you (or someone you know) is in an abusive relationship, it can help to know the signs:

Psychological and emotional abuse

Abusers often undermine their partner’s self-worth with verbal attacks, name-calling, and belittling. They might humiliate their partner in public, unjustly accuse their partner of having an affair, or interrogate them about their every behavior. In addition, they often keep their partner confused or off balance by saying they were just kidding or blaming their partner for “making” them act in these ways...

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