Abuse is Abuse

Overcoming Narcissistic Abuse

You do not deserve to be abused in any way.

Physical abuse is what people think of when they hear the term domestic violence. People who are enduring other forms of abuse often do not seek help from places that help domestic abuse victims. 

Emotional and mental abuse is also abuse.

It is devastating just like physical abuse is. Victims of physical abuse say that they endured severe psychological damage from the mind games, the demeaning, the verbal assaults and the gaslighting of the abuser. 

Victims of physical abuse often have PTSD from the emotional aspect of the abuse.

The nightmares and the flashbacks are due to the fact that a person filled with darkness entered their minds and manipulated their perceptions of reality. 

Abuse victims are made to feel inferior to the abuser.

They are made to live in fear of disagreeing and disobeying the narcissistic partner. This…

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. joicelizsabeth
    Feb 01, 2016 @ 18:37:39

    I agree Abuse is abuse. None of the abuse I suffered came from hitting me physically. But from really inhumane behavior. I was diagnosed with CPTSD and though I feel abused no one else seems to realize that I’m wounded, that his actions caused me real deep scars and wounds.💜

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    • gentlekindness
      Feb 02, 2016 @ 05:06:11

      Emotional and mental abuse cause severe scars, like what you have, Because this kind of abuse is invisible, it is worse in the way that no one really believes you. And at the time the abuse was occurring , no one saw anything.
      Emotionally abused children are just left to suffer and their behaviors that are because of the abuse, are considered being “difficult”
      Then when our adult partners abuse us, they can get away with being emotionally or mentally abusive sometimes in front of other people, because they have us trained to know what they mean…and they can sound like they mean something else.
      They can come off as trying to be helpful and supportive, when they are trying to mess with our reality and crush our self esteem.
      Then when you act our against them., to try to defend yourself and stop them, you look like the abusive partner.
      Have you visited my facebook page yet? ..https://www.facebook.com/gentlekindnesscoaching/?ref=bookmarks… I will be posting more things about emotional and mental abuse.

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