Five Characteristics of Abusive Relationships

Five Characteristics of Abusive Relationships

Not recognizing and setting boundaries on abnormal behavior. What is abnormal behavior?  It is offensive, disrespectful, unloving, intrusive, demanding, and harmful. It can include but is not limited to any of the following: insults, criticisms, demands, expectations, threats, rejection, neglect, blame, manipulation, punishment, terrorizing, ignoring, silent treatment, teasing, being the object of a joke, ridicule […]

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What is Emotional Abuse?

What is Emotional Abuse?

Many people have a difficult time defining this type of abuse, and often find themselves with just a sense that something is wrong in their relationships. While this inner feeling can indicate a number of problems, if we compare this sense of wrongness to known emotionally abusive behaviors, we can determine if we are experiencing […]

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