abuse

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 of the children they abuse. They don’t have any special physical…

5 Signs that a Woman is Being Abused

Abused women react a certain way to stimuli in everyday life. It can be a way to identify when a person is mistreated when they, for unknown reasons, feel unable to ask for help or see what is happening to them. Have…

Abuse and Mistreatment in Adolescent Couples

Mistreatment and abuse can and does occur in adolescent relationships.  After all, this serious behavior does not only pertain to adults.  Violence in adolescence can be the beginning of a series of tormented and toxic relationships. We need to be…

What Happens When You Finally Leave a Toxic Relationship

A toxic relationship wears you down, damages your identity, and dilutes your self-esteem. It distorts your basic concepts of what authentic love, respect, and sharing your life together are all about. So, when you finally leave a toxic relationship, the benefits…

Wounded People Hurt Others

Maybe they have hurt you more than once, but have you ever stopped to think about why they did it? We rarely think about what could have caused another person to act that way. This is normal behavior for wounded…

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…

7 Early Signs of an Abusive Relationship

Abusive relationships are difficult situations for anyone to go through. Some people believe they will get used to it with time because of their upbringing or beliefs. As you’re probably aware, abuse is an issue that affects a huge number of…

When Self-Pity Traps You

Everyone, at some point, has felt like they were a victim of their circumstances. Everything seems to be going wrong, the world seems to be against you and you can’t move forward. When this happens, you might be drowning in self-pity.…

Time Heals All Wounds

No matter what damage someone has done to you or how much you have suffered, time heals all wounds in the end. There are many phrases that refer to the space and time that we need for our wounds to heal. It’s an…