Abuse should never be tolerated and it can never lead to a healthy, loving relationship. Abuse is not always physical, it can be emotional, psychological, sexual, verbal, financial, neglect, manipulation and even stalking. Abuse is never your fault, and you do not deserve it. Most of the time, abuse is carried out by someone we know, which makes it even harder to talk about it. The abusive person uses mind games and power play to make you do what they want, whether you like it or not. This page helps you find valuable articles, stories, and tips to identify abuse and find strategic ways to recover from abuse.
If you have been abused, these additional resources will help you protect yourself and start the healing process: