Emotional Abuse Can Be The Silent Killer

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Emotional Abuse Can Be The Silent Killer
Many women and men stay in abusive marriages due to their kids. Emotional abuse hurts kids. Get out!

Many of my clients have told me they would have preferred being hit to the emotional abuse, because if you were hit, everyone could see it. They have told me that the most difficult part of emotional abuse is telling yourself you don’t deserve to be treated this way. No one deserves to be treated with disdain or humiliated. When this treatment comes at the hands of someone who says they “love you,” it is, not only sick, it is emotionally devastating. You must get out; your staying will actually enable the abuser to get worse. Sometimes the most poignant way to show love is to leave. –Mary Jo Rapini

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Mary Jo Rapini

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