Abuse is not always obvious. It can be more subtle than outright physical abuse. Find out 5 important signs to watch out for...
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.
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.
A lot of women believe that the intense possessiveness and isolation an abuser smothers them with is just a flattering way to express devotion and admiration.
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?
Partners or spouses can make you miserable in public and private or steal your money no matter how smart or educated you are. But leaving would mean you've failed.
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.
Everyone deserves to be treated well, to be safe, and to be happy. Help is available whether you are the victim or the abuser.
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.
Many victims of psychopaths, narcissists, and borderlines can't afford to work with a psychologist to help them recover from abuse. Books are an inexpensive way to take matters into your own hands.
Could you be a victim of gaslighting? 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.