abusive relationship

What to do if Your Boyfriend is Macho

When a boyfriend is macho, the essence of the woman who’s with him begins to transform. If she continues to stay at his side, she is the one who must leave everything that’s important in her life to maintain a…

Love is Not the Same as Ownership

When you fall in love you feel like that person makes up a huge part of your life, and you never want to leave them. At times, this feeling can become a necessity. That’s why you have to learn to love…

Subtle Verbal Abuse in Couples

Violence in couples can show up in very subtle ways. These include verbal abuse: words that we might not give much importance to but that in reality are significant. Hidden insults, put-downs and mocking are just some examples of this. Read: The…

5 Psychological Traits of Submissive People

Submissive people typically don’t raise their voice, they keep themselves in second place and abide by whatever more authoritative people may demand from them. However, this type of attitude can sometimes lead a person into being involved in a harmful…

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…