The article provides insights on how to spot a relationship which may be undergoing a notion so-called “emotional abuse”, which is, unlike physical and sexual abuse, is more insidious and covert. The writer had interviewed several experts on the related field and has compiled a total of 11 type of behavior that are considered to be the flashing indicators for such kind of abuse. They include behaviors such as over-controlling, belittling disguised as jokes, refusing to accept one’s accomplishments and even punishing through sex abstinence. Writer concludes her argument by saying that although it is not easy to detect the pain from these types of abuse, the results may yield traumatic experience in the long run.
- Some couples are not aware that they are in an abusive relationship. People are continually abused by their partner in a given relationship.
- A victim may be abused and harmed in some significant ways as well. The trauma is palpable and will prevent these people from moving forward.
- There are subtle signs that people can follow regarding the abuse. Try to move forward and keep from getting harmed along the way too.
“The scars of emotional abuse may not be visible to the eye, but the effect it has on the victim can be traumatic.”