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Not all words that are meant to hurt are "ugly words. The use of words to punish is a very covert attempt to control, and regardless of how loving your spouse may appear to be, verbal abuse is wrong—and can be as harmful as physical abuse. Physical abuse is easily identified. There is no doubt that if you've been hit or injured by your partner, you have been abused. Verbal abuse is different. The damage is internal, and there are no physical bruises or scars—just a wounded spirit. While both can have long-term effects like low self-esteem, depression, anxiety , and more, emotional abuse can be difficult to define without knowing the s.
If you're concerned that you may be experiencing verbal abuse, read on to learn about identifiers to watch out for in your relationship. If the name feels like a put-down to you, it likely was meant to be. Some names are unquestionably abusive, while others come as veiled attempts to make a spouse feel hurt. These can be harder to identify—but trust your gut. Verbal abusers often use constructive criticism to negatively affect their partner. This is the most insidious form of verbal abuse. Critical, sarcastic, or mocking words that are meant to put you down either alone or in front of other people are a type of abuse.
These may be comments about the way you dress, how you talk, or your intelligence. Any comments that make you feel inferior or ashamed are often intentional by the abuser. If you feel like you're walking on eggshells, it may be easier to pinpoint their behavior when considering your own reactions to their raised voice. Threats to your life or your body can create fear—whether they're empty or not. No threat should be taken lightly. Even if your spouse tells you they're only joking, there shouldn't be concerns about your safety in a healthy relationship.
People in these unfortunate relationships need to see that the danger is clear and present," says d Psychotherapist Barton Goldsmith, Ph. It's especially important to take a threat seriously if it causes you to change your behavior or feel on guard. If your spouse loses their temper, do they sometimes blame you for their actions or subsequent behavior?
This is called victim-blaming, and it's a of verbal abuse frequently associated with narcissistic personalities. The reasons—or excuses—they describe to blame you may be intentionally convoluted to confuse you, resulting in your apologies for their actions. When your spouse refuses to discuss issues that upset you, they might be avoiding responsibility. Conversations about actions and words that hurt you are ended, and issues that reflect poorly on their behavior are dismissed. This is also a form of gaslighting : Concerns are ignored, and your partner insists that certain events "didn't happen" or you're remembering things wrong.
Gaslighting can make you question your own reality, leading back to a cycle of victim-blaming. The persistent, and intense, use of threatening words may lead you to do things or act in ways you find uncomfortable. This form of verbal abuse is common at the end of a marriage. If your spouse doesn't want a divorce, they'll say whatever it takes to play on your emotions and keep you in the marriage.
It's an attempt to make you comply with their desires—regardless of what's best for you as an individual. You find yourself burying your feelings, trying not to upset your partner, and working so hard at keeping the peace that every day becomes an emotional chore. You may feel depressed or wonder sometimes if you're crazy. You turn your stress inward. Punishing yourself for your partner's behavior, you feel like it's all happening in your head.
It's important to remember that your abuser is responsible for these feelings: They are an extension of the emotional abuse in your relationship. If you don't have feelings of safety and security when your partner is around, you may feel the need to guard every word you speak. Everything you do or say is never good enough.
When you feel like you can't be yourself to the fullest extent, it might be time to reevaluate your relationship and the role you want to play in it. Abuse is never justified. Remind yourself that it is not your fault—and consider your options for walking away when you experience it. If the person you love is verbally abusive and dismissive of your feelings, you might not see yourself and your needs as important.
You are. You may doubt that others will believe you…The people you trust are going to be on your side," says Brogaard. When you realize you are being abused, try to focus on getting help. Here are some Do's and Don'ts to consider if you're faced with verbal abuse:. Even though verbal abuse doesn't leave a visible mark, those who experience it still suffer emotionally. Your experience should not be dismissed.
By showing yourself the care you'd show for others, you can be the first to validate your experience and start the road to a fulfilling future. Your Privacy Rights. To change or withdraw your consent choices for Brides. At any time, you can update your settings through the "EU Privacy" link at the bottom of any .
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