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Top 10 Signs a Person Has Been Mentally Abused


An emotionally abusive relationship can be just as damaging as a physically abusive one, but it can also be more difficult to identify. You’re likely to stay longer with someone who’s abusing you more subtly, so it’s important to recognize the signs of emotional abuse, as this will help you to get away from a toxic partner sooner rather than later.

In today’s topic, we are going to be talking about some of the top signs that could indicate that someone has been mentally abused. There might be some variance between men and women, regarding these behaviors, but I  don’t think it’s enough to be really that significant.

So, we’re going to be including both men and women for today’s article and some of these actually might surprise you. So, be sure to read until the end.

 Below are some of the top signs and behaviors that someone might exhibit if they have been subjected to some pretty severe mental abuse.

 Number 1:  They apologize constantly.

 They apologize when they haven’t even done anything to apologize for. I used to do this all the time and was unaware of it until some people pointed it out to me. It was as if I had to apologize just because of my presence.

Another part of this is let’s say something went wrong at work, for example. I would immediately think it must have been me; I screwed up somewhere and whatever the problem is, it’ll be my fault.

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