The internal battle of a victim is often the biggest hindrance in finding freedom from abuse. I will share my personal experience and how I was able to win the war within myself and leave my abuser.
Most of the time when people think of abuse, it is limited to physical abuse surrounding domestic violence. However, abuse comes in many different forms.
Unfortunately, a great deal of women from all age groups experience abuse from their significant others. The toll abuse takes on you mentally can drain you of who you truly are.
When we think of domestic violence, we inevitably think of the physical aspect of this. There is a much quieter and less acknowledged form of abuse that can be just as destructive and traumatic. Is your partner playing mind games with you?
Could you be a victim of gaslighting abuse? Do you think you're going crazy? Gaslighting is an insidious form of emotional exploitation that makes you question your own sanity. Spot the signs and discover if you are being manipulated by your partner or loved one.
Emotional abuse is subtle and you may be unaware that it is even happening, as no physical injuries are inflicted. Yet, the psychological damage is far worse, causing depression and suicidal thoughts.
Everyone deserves to be treated well, to be safe, and to be happy. Help is available whether you are the victim or the abuser.
Abuse will leave you distraught and broken. The abuser will relentlessly attack, you but you can begin your journey out of abuse right now. Always remember that the devil only wins if you don't fight.
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