Emotionally abusive husbands or wives can affect mood, sex drive, work, school and other areas of life.
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The abuser, in short, seeks to turn his (or her) victim into a thing—an object serving the abuser’s ends, with little or no regard for the victim’s needs and wishes.
Thanks to allegations of domestic violence involving several football players, and widespread outrage over how the National Football League has chosen to respond to them, the country has recently been engaged in a national discussion about issues related to intimate partner violence.
Healthy relationship behaviors can have a positive effect on a person’s emotional development.
Unhealthy, abusive, or violent relationships can have severe consequences and short- and long-term negative effect, especially on developing teens in violent relationships.
The behavior and thoughts of the victim then change in response to the emotional abuse.
Short-term effects of emotional abuse include: A partner may also find themselves trying to do anything possible to bring the relationship back to the way it was before the abuse.
As the Associated Press reported this week, the renewed attention to the issue has had a “ripple effect” that has made people more comfortable sharing their own personal stories of abusive relationships.
But experts in the area say there’s still a long way to go.
And perhaps even worse is the fact that victims of emotional abuse tend to blame themselves and minimize their abuse, saying that it was "only" emotional and "at least he/she didn't hit me." But minimizing adult emotional abuse won't help and it won't hide its devastating effects.