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Emotional and Psychological
This type of abuse can be verbal and chips away at you and your confidence, making you feel dependant on your abuser and unable to leave them. Emotional abuse includes verbal abuse such as shouting, name calling, blaming and shaming you, for anything and everything.
This can be a wide range of behaviour, including
Often you will be injured where others can’t see or can easily be covered up. Domestic abuse is often to gain; to gain and maintain total control over you. An abuser doesn’t “play fair” and uses
To wear you down and keep you under their thumb. Your abuser may also threaten you, hurt you, or hurt those around you.