emotional abuse

 I couldn't recognize emotional abuse until a stranger stepped into my life.

My Wake Up Call: It Took A Stranger For Me To Recognize Emotional Abuse

Each of my boyfriend’s episodes chipped away at what we had. And each time I took him back, I lost a bit of who I was. I couldn't recognize emotional Read...
Debbie Weiss    |   11.20.17   |   SHARE
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Stop Questioning Emotional Abuse — Victims Of It Do That Enough On Their Own

Am I misrepresenting? Am I misunderstanding? Am I misremembering? Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   09.7.17   |   SHARE
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There is no gray area here. He has been abusing you, and it is time to leave.

Ask Erin: Should I Divorce My Husband?

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at Read...
Erin Khar    |   08.18.17   |   SHARE
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He's a ghost to me. He's left fingerprints all over my body, mind, and soul. Image: Thinkstock.

I Still Love My Abusive Ex-Boyfriend

[CN: emotional abuse and gaslighting, description of sexual assault.] As a three-time survivor of intimate partner violence, I hate what he did to me Read...
Lachrista Greco    |   05.4.16   |   SHARE
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Final Predestination: How I Escaped The Abuse

My friends were throwing down red flags before we even saw each other’s faces. And I should have been more mindful, and I knew it. But I was curious. Read...
Alexandra Naughton    |   10.8.14   |   SHARE
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Anonymous Letter Found at SFO is Heartbreaking, Heroic

Internet hoax or heart-wrenching gem? Who cares—the self-love message is worth the (possible) self-delusion. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   06.19.14   |   SHARE
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