Date: 11/28/2011 8:51 pm
Verbal abuse leaves no physical scars, but the emotional wounds can be just as deep and recovery can be prolonged. There exists a subtle pattern of manipulation and intimidation, unreasonable demands, sarcasm, and angry outbursts. When people grow up in verbally abusive homes, they often grow up with unresolved anger and a negative image of themselves. They often find themselves in a verbally abusive relationship in adulthood.
Read this article to help you recognize verbal abuse, understand more about the abuse cycle, as well as learn some strategies to help break the abuse cycle.