emotional abuse

 I'm afraid my parents will choose religion over me. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Will My Parents Choose Religion Over Me?

I just want something in my life to be happy and not dictated by some tyrannical religious presence. I'm afraid my parents will choose religion over Read...
Erin Khar   |   05.16.18   |   SHARE
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The love you have for your husband is not enough in the face of abuse. And make no mistake, you are in an abusive relationship. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: I Can’t Cope With My Emotionally Abusive Husband 

From a 25 point list, "These are the signs you're in an emotionally abusive relationship," he even agreed he was doing like 22 of them. Read...
Erin Khar   |   03.8.18   |   SHARE
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Stop saying toxic things. Your words have more power than you realize.

18 Toxic Things To Stop Saying To Your Partner In 2018

It’s never too late to resolve to have a better relationship. Remove these toxic things from your vocabulary in 2018. Read...
Team SHESAID of SHESAID    |   02.5.18   |   SHARE
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It took me a while to realize this because being in an abusive relationship was nothing like I had assumed abuse to feel like, but it was exactly what abuse looks like.

On Realizing You’re In An Abusive Relationship

It took me a while to realize I was in an abusive relationship. It was nothing like I'd assumed abuse to feel like, but was exactly what abuse looks Read...
Lauren Huffman of Role Reboot    |   01.30.18   |   SHARE
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 I couldn't recognize emotional abuse until a stranger stepped into my life.

My Wake Up Call: It Took A Stranger For Me To Recognize Emotional Abuse

Each of my boyfriend’s episodes chipped away at what we had. And each time I took him back, I lost a bit of who I was. I couldn't recognize emotional Read...
Debbie Weiss    |   11.20.17   |   SHARE
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Stop Questioning Emotional Abuse — Victims Of It Do That Enough On Their Own

Am I misrepresenting? Am I misunderstanding? Am I misremembering? Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   09.7.17   |   SHARE
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There is no gray area here. He has been abusing you, and it is time to leave.

Ask Erin: Should I Divorce My Husband?

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at Read...
Erin Khar    |   08.18.17   |   SHARE
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He's a ghost to me. He's left fingerprints all over my body, mind, and soul. Image: Thinkstock.

I Still Love My Abusive Ex-Boyfriend

[CN: emotional abuse and gaslighting, description of sexual assault.] As a three-time survivor of intimate partner violence, I hate what he did to me Read...
Lachrista Greco    |   05.4.16   |   SHARE
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