Thursday, February 12, 2009

Emotional Abuse

What are examples of Emotional Abuse?
- Being called names by your abuser
- Using words to shame you or put you down in front of others
- Yelling, swearing and screaming
- Using threats to intimidate you
- You abuser may blame you for his or her loss of control
- Your feelings are dismissed (Ex. Refusing to discuss things that are important to you)
- You often wonder why you feel so bad (Ex. You feel depressed and sometimes think that you are crazy)
- Manipulating your actions. The persistence and intense use of threatening words to get you to do something you do not want to do

How do I get help?
It is important to know that it is not your fault and there are people out there who can help you. Check the State and Local Programs page at to find organizations new you who provide counseling services.


  1. thanks this helped alot w/ my speech...

  2. It consist a range of behaviors intended at beating the feeling and the heart of the sufferer so as to achieve effectual control over partner. The diverse features of emotional abuse are loneliness, verbal abuse and financial abuse. You can seek marriage counselors help recover from emotional abuse in marriage relationship. The sufferer usually fails to understand that he/she is being mistreated and might have his/her brain and spirit intimidate to a level where he/she may believe himself/herself accountable for his/her troubles. In the long term, emotional abuse may acutely injure a person’s intellectual and physical strength. Emotional abuse is a suitable ground for separation and comes beneath the realm of awkward behavior.