With Domestic Violence Awareness Month upon us once again, it is important to stay educated and attuned to the nuances of abuse. So many people of all ages, women especially, are oblivious to the fact that a manipulative, intimidating partner has undermined their lives and taken away their self-worth and esteem.
Is it okay to be ridiculed, demeaned, criticized and blamed and still consider your relationship healthy? Is it normal to have to be interrogated for your whereabouts, your money spent or your visits with friends? How much do you have to take before your angry, intolerant partner breaks you down completely?… CONTINUE READING