If you are looking for ways to approach an abusive marriage, then this post is specially written for you.
If you answer yes to those questions, then in this post you will find the answer to your questions.
Your dreams were to get married someday and be happy with your spouse and your children, but, what you are currently seeing is completely far beyond your dreams. You’re happy ever after dreams is now a mirage to you.
What makes you cry mostly is that the hurts are coming from the same person that promised to love and take care of your well-being.
You are not alone:=))
According to the National Coalition against Domestic Violence, “A woman is assaulted or beaten every 9 seconds in America.
And research in Nigeria also shows that 25 percent of women go through the ordeal of domestic abuse and violence.
However, this day, not only women are abused; men also fall victim to abuse.
From this book Ignite your marriage, you will learn ways to go through all the storms in your relationship.
In this post, you will understand 5 interesting ways to approach an abusive marriage.
Here are a few ways abusive behavior impacts a relationship
- Abusive behavior usually starts when your partner tried to have and maintain control over you.
- All your partner wants is to intimidate you, wear you down and keep you lying low under his thumb, using guilt, fear and shame, sometimes also he will inflict hurts on you and also threaten to hurt anyone around you.
Simply put, abuse is all about power, and it normally comes in 3 different forms
1) Emotional Abuse:-
This happens when your spouse always tries to manipulate your emotions.
It usually doesn’t leave a scar on you, however, it can create a huge impact on your self-esteem and confidence.
It is not always understood in the beginning, but when you partner always –
- Saying things to always frighten you.
- Swear or call you names
- Crosses your boundaries repeatedly.
- Monitors your whereabouts and times.
- And constantly point out your flaws.
Then you know you are experiencing emotional abuse.
2) Verbal abuse: –
This is one of the most common abuses in our society now. It occurs when your partner takes time to shout, curse, degrade, belittle, insult or accuse you.
It’s also the wheel that drives the other forms of abuse because once your partner abused you with words, he/ she can likely move to another level of abuse.
And finally the
3) Physical abuse:-
This occurs when your partner uses physical violence against you.
As I earlier said, abuse usually breeds from verbal and emotional violence and then progresses to physical actions.