The scars left by emotional abuse may not be visible to the eye, but that doesn’t mean they’re any less painful to endure.
Across the Western world today, if you are depressed or anxious and you go to your doctor because you just can’t take it any more, you will likely be told a story. It happened to me when I was a teenager in the 1990s. You feel this way, my doctor said, because your brain isn’t working right. It isn’t producing the necessary chemicals. You need to take drugs, and they will fix your broken brain.
Don’t let these warning signs fly under the radar.
Physical abuse is easy to recognize, but emotional abuse in a relationship can be more insidious, often going undetected by family members, friends and even victims themselves.
By Amanda Chatel
When it comes to abusive relationships, it isn’t always just physical abuse. While this isn’t meant to detract from the issue of domestic abuse that far too many women have suffered (and still suffer), it’s to address the fact that emotional abuse can be just as damaging, but in completely different ways.
Cuando se trata de relaciones de abuso, los signos de abuso físico a menudo no son aparentes para ser notados por familiares y amigos. Moretones, huesos rotos, cicatrices y un agotamiento evidente pueden ser signos de que alguien es víctima de abuso. Leer Más