I see many people doing top 10 lists of things, so I decided to also do one as well. I will be talking about emotional abuse, also known as psychological abuse.
What is emotional / psychological abuse?
"Emotional abuse is elusive. Unlike physical abuse, the people doing it and receiving it may not even know it’s happening. It can be more harmful than physical abuse because it can undermine what we think about ourselves. It can cripple all we are meant to be as we allow something untrue to define us. Emotional abuse can happen between parent and child, husband and wife, among relatives and between friends. The abuser projects their words, attitudes or actions onto an unsuspecting victim usually because they themselves have not dealt with childhood wounds that are now causing them to harm others."
Emotional abuse is just as horrible as any other kind of abuse (physical or sexual) and s