Argumentative Essay On Emotional Abuse

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Emotional abuse is sometimes also known as psychological abuse, which is the continuing emotional violation of a person by another and can have a severe impact upon a person’s life. It can comprise intentionally trying to intimidate, scare, frighten or humiliate a person.

Emotional abuse leaves the offender free to gain authority and control over someone through his behaviors, language and gestures, which with the passage of time reduce the person’s sense of self-worth, self-belief and confidence.

Due to the fact that psychological abuse contains no physical torture and there are no visible physical signs, sometimes, it can be hard to identify it. People who are experiencing this emotional abuse, the pain can in some cases continue indefinitely.

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Behaves like a spoiled child.
Acts helpless to get his or her way.
Requires his or her permission before you can go anywhere or make a decision.
Has an inability to laugh at themselves and can't tolerate others laughing at them.
Is intolerant of any seeming lack of respect.
Is lacking empathy or compassion for you and others.
Views you as an extension of themselves rather than as an individual.
Emotional Blackmail
Escalates abusive language or behavior if you talk back.
Uses guilt trips or shaming to get his or her way. Behaves dramatically in public until you agree to do what he or she wants.
Withholds sex or affection to get his or her way.
Is frequently emotionally distant or emotionally unavailable. Gives you disapproving or contemptuous looks or body language to make you feel bad.
Unpredictable Behavior
Has unpredictable emotional outbursts. Shows a “Jekyll and Hyde” temperament with wild mood swings.
Stomps out of a room during an argument or heated discussion
Sulks and refuses to talk about an issue.
Shakes a finger or fist at you or makes threatening gestures or faces.
Chaos and Crisis Creation
Acts jealous and suspicious of your friends and social

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