When most people think of an abusive person, they think of someone who is physically abusive, such as the man who beats his wife & children. Some may also think of a verbally abusive person, too. There is so much more to abuse than these two methods, however! Narcissists often use the following tactics, so it’s wise to be aware of them.
Forcing a person to do something they don’t want to do is abuse. This can include anything, such as following unreasonable rules, looking a certain way or even performing sexual acts. The forcing can be accomplished in many ways, like withholding money, using intimidation, guilt or shaming or simply telling the victim there is no choice in this matter.
An extremely possessive & jealous romantic partner is being abusive. Almost everyone has a little bit of possessiveness & jealousy in them, & that is normal. Being upset someone…
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