Is your life and marriage feeling chaotic?
In any emotionally destructive marriage, you feel like you are constantly walking on eggshells around your spouse. Are you afraid that you may set off your partner with the wrong word or behavior? Do you feel worthless, never quite living up to your spouse’s expectations?
If you answered yes to these questions, you may be in an emotionally destructive marriage and struggling through the silent killer of emotional abuse. Despite the secretive nature of emotional abuse in homes across the country, it is a real struggle that needs to be openly discussed and confronted.
Verbal abuse is part of an emotionally destructive marriage and is far too common, with 98% of victims being female, and is characterized by the following:
- Attacks on personal character
- Blame and accusations
- Shame and judging
- Sarcasm and twisting what you say
- Rewriting history
- Playing the victim
- Manipulation, control and coercion
- Unpredictable explosions
- Criticism that is harsh and undeserved
- Escalating situations
If you would like to learn how to end your emotionally destructive marriage and the verbal abuse in your relationship, click here.