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So you're in a relationship with verbal abuse. What can you do about it?
If you're not sure if that's you, read about verbal abuse signs: Verbal Abuse - What's It Look Like? Are there Signs?
Below are 8 things you can do to stop verbal abuse from the article How Can Someone Identify and Respond to Verbal Abuse? by Cathy Meyer:
The most important thing to remember about verbal abuse is that its purpose is to control. The key to responding to verbal abuse is learning how to break free of the control and get your power back. Don't underestimate how difficult this can be. In order successfully stop verbal abuse it's critical to have the guidance and coaching of an experienced professional counselor. Don't go it alone any longer.
* This is the second article of two on verbal abuse. In the first article we looked at verbal abuse signs -- Verbal Abuse - What's It Look Like? Are there Signs? Sign-up for Our Blog on the right side of this page and don't miss other informative articles.