Verbal Abuse Physical Effects

The effects of verbal abuse can cause physical symptoms that can become emotional scars that can last a lifetime if they are not dealt with. It can be very difficult to figure out that you are in a verbally abusive relationship and even more difficult to prove in the court of law. That is not... Continue Reading →

Domestic Abuse and PTSD

I had a conversation with a family member the other day that was very angry about all the talk about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with military individuals.  He referred to it as a, "Post Traumatic Stupid Disorder."  I felt rather offended by his statement because his blanket statement could also have included me.  I... Continue Reading →

Verbal Abuse and the Internal Scars

I am going to start with today and jump around because I would like to create a balance of positive with the negative effects of verbal abuse. At this time my greatest challenge is trying to keep my daughter out of being in the middle.  My ex constantly is asking her questions about my husband and I.  It took me the longest time to figure out what was going on with my daughter.  He was very manipulative and would say things... without really saying things.  For instance, he wouldn't say I was a bad mom, he would say "Your mom is going to get mad at you" or "You are going to get in trouble with your mom."  He wasn't asking her if she wanted to come live with him, he would say "Wouldn't it be great if  you got to live with me all the time."

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