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20 Clear Warning Signs Of An Emotionally Abusive Relationship
Here Are 20 Warning Signs Of An Emotionally Abusive Relationship:
- Your partner constantly embarrasses you on purpose in front of other people.
- Your partner criticizes everything that you do, constantly points out your flaws and makes you feel like you can’t do anything right.
- Your partner tells mean, inappropriate and demeaning jokes, with you as the punch line.
- Your partner tries to control every move you make and every word you say.
- Your partner constantly reminds you of your failures and flaws, eager to make sure you know “what’s wrong with you.”
- Your partner could care less about your feelings, and often tells you that you’re too sensitive or your opinion is just wrong.
- Your partner dismisses you or gives you disapproving looks that make you afraid or nervous to be alone with him or her.
- Your partner shows no affection toward you or withholds affection as a form of punishment when you do something he/she doesn’t approve of.
- Your partner constantly belittles you and tells you that your dreams, goals and accomplishments are stupid or insignificant.
- Your partner shares your secrets or your private moments openly with others, knowing that’s not what you would want.
- Your partner thinks you are incapable of most things, and knows what’s best for you.
- Your partner blames you for his or her problems, bad moods and overall unhappiness.
- Your partner is incapable of laughing at weaknesses or mistakes, and gets extremely angry if others are laughing at those weaknesses or errors.
- Your partner makes you feel guilty about wanting to see your friends and family, or going anywhere on your own.
- Your partner makes you feel like you aren’t good enough for him or her; your partner says he or she could do better, and you should be thankful to be in the relationship.
- Your partner insists on always being right and doing things his or her way, because you are always wrong.
- Your partner makes subtle threats that might be disguised as a “suggestion” to help you.
- Your partner controls the finances in order to control your actions and monitor how much money you spend and what you spend it on.
- Your partner constantly calls, texts or even shows up to check up on you to see who you are with and what you’re doing when he or she isn’t around.
- Your partner accuses you of things that aren’t true, then forces you to “prove” your love
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