Domestic violence & narcissism – What every person should know! Being in a relationship with a narcissist can be devastating and extremely abusive!
Being in a relationship with a narcissist can be devastating and extremely abusive!
Domestic violence and emotional abuse are behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other. Partners may be married or not married; heterosexual, gay, or lesbian; living together, separated or dating.
Examples of abuse include:
■name-calling or put-downs
■keeping a partner from contacting their family or friends
■stopping a partner from getting or keeping a job
■actual or threatened physical harm
■intimidation and gas-lighting (gas-lighting is a manipulation tactic of abuse to gain power, where the victim is destabilized psychologically and emotionally - to the point where the victim questions her sanity and reality. So they only end up trusting the abuser.
Domestic Violence can be criminal and includes physical assault (hitting, pushing, shoving, etc.), sexual abuse (unwanted or for…