You may be surprised to realize that many of the behaviors you live with everyday are actually considered emotionally abusive.
Many people are being emotionally abused without realizing it. Many wonder whether they are being abused but are confused as to what exactly emotional abuse is. As a way to help clear up any confusion you may have as to whether you are being emotionally abused, I present the most common tactics used by abusive people. The typical emotional abuser has an entire repertoire of tools he or she can use to manipulate and control their partner. While not every abuser uses these tactics in a deliberate, conscious way, many do.
Emotional abuse in relationships is widespread and can have serious effects in one’s life. Whereas physical and sexual abuse can easily be identified by a single definable offensive act, emotional abuse can often be disguised as an expression of love or humor and is not always perceived as being abusive when it occurs.
During this tough period of Covid19, there has been an upsurge of cases on emotional abuse. Reports attributes it to the stress from the pandemic. While it’s true that stress can trigger aggressive emotions, it should not lead to abuse of anyone. Abuse is a choice and it’s wrong. Here are some 8 warning signs of emotional abuse.