These stories of men being abused by women will make you question your beliefs about abuse.
Verbal and emotional abuse are as damaging as physical abuse.
Apart from intimidation, an aversive strategy adopted by domestic abusers is isolating their victims to manipulate. Isolation from the outside world is an important element of psychological control for the abusers to encourage compliance from the victims.
You may have noticed that your friend is acting differently, and you suspect they are being abused by their intimate partner. Help them to realize they’re in a relationship to be happy, to smile, and to make good memories, not to be constantly upset, to feel hurt, and to cry.
If you are in an abusive relationship and you are the abusive partner, then realizing and admitting the truth can be the hardest, yet bravest step forward.
Are you an Alpha male or a Beta? This Socio-Sexual Hierarchy offers us a better idea about men and how they tend to fit into different roles in the society.
Domestic violence is a kind of abuse, where there is a regular pattern of controlling, demeaning, coercive, dangerous, and violent behavior towards someone, with the motive of scaring that person, and keeping them ‘in check’.
Being with a toxic person who is always looking for new ways to torment you and abuse you is not just mentally and emotionally exhausting, it’s straight out dangerous.
The reason that it’s essential to set boundaries in an abusive relationship is so that you don’t lose touch with who you are and not letting the abuse tear you down completely.
Don’t judge yourself for loving someone who doesn’t treat you with care and respect, because by the time the relationship turns abusive, we’re attached and want to maintain our connection and love.