Comment to 'Being Abused? What You Can Do About Domestic Violence.'
  • Signs Of Emotional Abuse:

    • Calling you names, insulting you or continually criticizing you
    • Refusing to trust you and acting jealous or possessive
    • Trying to isolate you from family or friends
    • Monitoring where you go, who you call and who you spend time with
    • Demanding to know where you are every minute
    • Punishing you by withholding affection
    • Threatening to hurt you, the children, your family or your pets
    • Humiliating you in any way
    • Blaming you for the abuse
    • Gaslighting
    • Accusing you of cheating and being often jealous of your outside relationships
    • Serially cheating on you and then blaming you for his or her behavior
    • Cheating on you intentionally to hurt you and then threatening to cheat again
    • Cheating to prove that they are more desired, worthy, etc. than you are
    • Attempting to control your appearance: what you wear, how much/little makeup you wear, etc.
    • Telling you that you will never find anyone better, or that you are lucky to be with a person like them

    Go to this page: The National Domestic Violence Hotline: Emotional Abuse

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