Abuse isn’t always
physical, and it isn’t always obvious. This heart-wrenching video shows
how emotional abuse can be excused and unrecognized…even by the person
It may start
seemingly “small” — your partner may place undeserved blame on you, or
manipulate you into thinking something is your fault.
Jealously and insecurity can hold a prominent place in your relationship…
…And because of that, you might not be “allowed” to spend time with certain friends or do certain things.
You’ll find yourself running in circles apologizing, because even if you did nothing wrong, it can feel like you did.
You’ll see different sides of your partner: the person you fell in love with, and a person who scares the hell out of you.
yourself. You’ll make excuses. And sometimes you’ll overlook all the
bad, because you’re hopeful that the small glimmers of good will
outweigh it someday.
And your partner doesn’t have to be physically abusive for it to be abuse.
Leaving an unhealthy
relationship isn’t easy, and sometimes it takes time to recognize you’re
in an abusive situation. So, reach out to your friends, talk to your
loved ones, and listen if others warn you. Do what you can to protect
yourself, because even if you might not feel like it right now, you’re