15 Shades of verbal abuse in relationships

Verbal abuse within relationships doesn’t usually appear all of a sudden. Rather, abusive words come in many forms, some of which go undetected. The words we hear are very much a part of our environment. They build.  They tear down. They can harm or heal. They can warm or wound. This article written by Berit Brogaard, D.M.Sci., Ph., and published in Psychology Today Online March 27, 2015 sheds light on 15 types of verbal abuse that appear in The Verbally Abusive Relationship, by Patricia Evans.  Interestingly, verbal abuse can be occurring overtly, or in a more subtle way.  For information on these 15 types of abuse click here:  https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-mysteries-love/201503/15-types-verbal-abuse-in-relationships?#_=_