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Posts from ‘October, 2012’

How Do You Know Your Relationship is Emotionally Abusive?

Whether you are married for 30 years or seeing someone for a year, you may not realize that the relationship could be abusive. What do I mean by abusive? If someone makes you feel intimidated, manipulated, coerced, threatened or degraded that means you are caught in the insidious tentacles of domestic abuse.

October is National Domestic Abuse Month and one in five women or one in seven men are “stuck” in a relationship that makes them feel less than who they are. So how do you know you are not one of them? Here are the signs:

1. Do you have to account for where you have been, who you are with or how much money you spend and report it to your partner?… CONTINUE READING