abuse

Nine Signs of Abuse in Children

It’s overwhelming to think that a child, an innocent and vulnerable being, can be attacked and hurt by their loved ones. Unfortunately, abuse in children is more common than we’d like to imagine. It may even occur right before our…

How to Leave a Toxic Relationship

Is your partner emotionally, physically or verbally abusive? Do they drain your energy? Are you not getting back what you put into your relationship? If so, it may be time to leave a toxic relationship. The problem is that it’s…

7 Invisible Effects of Psychological Abuse

Psychological abuse is undoubtedly one of the most cruel. This type of violence causes the victim to doubt whether or not she is really being mistreated. The worst thing is that, unless there is also physical aggression, one is not…

6 Signs of Verbal Abuse: Are You a Victim?

Verbal abuse is a sub-product of conflict, and women are its main victims. The goal of verbal abuse is to cause psychological harm, instead of physical harm. Once these words get into your thoughts and beliefs, it’s very difficult to tell that…

Learn How to Identify a Child Abuser

Being able to identify a child abuser is a fundamental skill to have in today’s world. However, recognizing them can be hard, since they are people who win the trust f the children they abuse. They don’t have any special physical characteristics,…

5 Possible Signs that a Woman is Being Abused

Abused women react a certain way to stimuli in everyday life. In this article, discover possible ways to identify when a person is being mistreated when they, for unknown reasons, feel unable to ask for help or realize what’s happening to them.

Abuse and Mistreatment in Adolescent Couples

Mistreatment and abuse can and do occur in adolescent relationships.  Don’t think this topic is restricted to adult relationships.  Violence in adolescence can be the beginning of a series of tormented and toxic relationships. We need to be conscious that…

Wounded People Hurt Others

Maybe they’ve hurt you more than once, but have you ever stopped to think about why wounded people do this? We rarely think about what could have made another person act that way.

Microaggressions in a Relationship: A Couple’s Worst Enemy

Microaggressions are a hidden form of psychological abuse based on persistent, daily snubs–the kind of humiliation where the other person uses jokes or mockery to whittle away at your self-esteem. Microaggressions in a relationship can be even more insidious. This is…

The Damaged Psyches of Abused Women

The fight to end abuse against women is a task that everyone must become involved in. What are the long term effects that abused women have to go through? Not long ago, UN Women—the United Nations organization dedicated to promoting…