Tag: emotional abuse

Emotional abuse in relationships

Emotional abuse in relationships

    Emotional abuse in relationships Unfortunately, many people use others to take their frustrations out on. They have a bad day at work and they transfer that anger and frustration on to a ‘safer target’ – usually a boyfriend/girlfriend/husband or wife. This behaviour is…

Support for domestic abuse

Support for domestic abuse

During the corona virus pandemic, may individuals may be stick at home with their abuser/s. If you need help – there are a few numbers available beloew (for the UK). I live in Surrey in the UK and found these details for this area and…

Domestic abuse during the corona virus pandemic

Domestic abuse during the corona virus pandemic

There has been a surge in reports of domestic abuse during the corona virus pandemic. Couples are spending more time together and there are bound to be more disagreements. On top of that, the usual ways to soothe irritations and anger such as watching sports…

What is trauma bonding?

What is trauma bonding?

Trauma bonding often begins during childhood where emotional or physical abuse exists, but there are other instances where it occurs. These are less frequent but trauma bonding can occur between a kidnap victim and their kidnapper. This is known as  Stockholm Syndrome. So, what is…

Diary of domestic abuse

Diary of domestic abuse

Domestic abuse often follows a pattern of behaviour. I am going to identify the general evolution of  domestic abuse in this blog post: Stereotypical cases of domestic abuse involve well-documented quarrels and threats, constant belittling and complete financial and emotional control. Currently the statistics suggest…

How to fix a push-pull relationship

How to fix a push-pull relationship

Many of us have experienced a push-pull relationship. This is where the balance of power in the relationship is imbalanced. One person seems to chase when the other is pulling away and vice versa. All relationships go through a natural process of meandering along ‘power…

Crazy Making – a form of emotional abuse

Crazy Making – a form of emotional abuse

When you start to doubt yourself and your own mind, it may be time to look into whether you are in an abusive relationship with a “crazy maker”. Your version of reality is constantly undermined and your feelings and emotions are not acknowledged, instead they…

Am I a victim of narcissistic abuse?

Am I a victim of narcissistic abuse?

In a relationship with a narcissist, they tend to get healthier and the victim tends to get ‘sicker’ psychologically. Often in a narcissistic relationship, the victim doesn’t realize they are in a relationship with a narcissistic abuser. Narcissistic abuse often goes undetected because the victim…

Why am I emotionally abusive?

Why am I emotionally abusive?

Why am I emotionally abusive? Many of us know when we are being mean or unfair yet the words keep spilling out of our moths. Why is this?

Surviving an abusive relationship

Surviving an abusive relationship

Abusive relationships take many forms and they all have their individual characteristics but there are common things to look out for. Everyone argues from time to time but when there is a pattern of negative behaviour, there is a chance that the relationship is abusive:…

How to deal with emotional blackmail

How to deal with emotional blackmail

Emotional blackmail is a form of emotional abuse. It’s a manipulative attempt to control some one else by playing with their emotions. A manipulative person displays passive aggressive behaviour by pulling on your heart strings. They try to instil fear, obligation and guilt into their…

Signs of an unhealthy relationship

Signs of an unhealthy relationship

Do you know the signs of an unhealthy relationship? It may be likely that you are in an unhappy relationship but for whatever reason, you are sticking it out. The bad days have begun to outnumber the good days but you still hang in there.…