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IN Lifestyle ON 20 May, 2016
Break ups and patch ups are all part of life. Everything has a saturation point, so does the relationships. Nothing can be more insidious and elusive than being in an emotionally abusive relationship. Bullying, threatening, verbal offense and constant criticism are early signs of emotional abuse. If you're dealing with any of the signs mentioned below, it's time to walk away.
Your partner abuses you for small little things. He/she degrades you, criticizes you and use vulnerable points about your current or past life. They'll curse you for everything and call you by ugly names.
They'll bluster and jabber about injustices that are just part of the life. They will easily get insulted and offended. Your relationship will be on an emotional roller coaster daily.
They'll try to isolate you from friends and family. It's healthy to have relationships outside a relationship, but if your partner is stopping you from meeting your friends and family, it's time to walk away.
Your partner will engage in unwanted sex acts. They'll spank you, hold you down, throw you and find the idea of rape exciting. They'll find pleasure in abusing you physically.
Your partner constantly calls you and visits you unexpectedly to check you. They become over possessive, and you feel you're trapped. Your partner starts keeping an eye on everything you do, wherever you go and to whosoever you talk. With love trust also fades and it's the time to walk away.
They'll have sudden mood swings. Just in a matter of minutes they'll switch from loving to angry.
If your partner is constantly putting you down on your achievements and makes you feel small on the decisions you make, sorry but you're in an emotionally abusive relationship. No matter what you do in a relationship, it's never right and it's never enough.
I Love You but..... your love starts fading. Your partner starts demanding and complaining. They impose conditions for loving you. You'll be at sixes and sevens all the time and disagree with each other.
Ignoring is one of the signs that you that you are in an emotionally abusive relationship. Your partner will ignore your phone calls, text messages and even meeting you.
They'll try to control and dominate you. They'll expect you to take permission for going out, check your phone, ask for receipts, ask where you were, keep all the money and interrogate intensely about who you talked to.