Emotional Abuse Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Aisha Mirza” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is not the bruises on the body that hurt. It is the wounds of the heart and the scars on the mind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aisha Mirza” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is not the the bruises on the body that hurt. It is the wounds of the heart and the scars on the mind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alice Miller” float=”none” width=”100%”]The results of any traumatic experience, such as abuse, can only be resolved by experiencing, articulating, and judging every facet of the original experience within a process of careful therapeutic disclosure.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Astrid Alauda” float=”none” width=”100%”]The scars you can’t see are the hardest to heal.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ben Stein” float=”none” width=”100%”]Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child’s tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It’s not funny and it’s not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn’t the least bit funny.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]As the emotional abuse takes its toll and each partner becomes less and less self-assured, each clings to the relationship even more.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]At the very least, emotional abuse causes both abuser and the victim to lose sight of any redeeming qualities his or her partner once had.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]Emotional abuse cuts to the very core of a person, creating scars that may be longer lasting than physical ones.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]Emotional abuse is a major epidemic in our culture.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]Emotional abuse is considered by many to be the most painful form of violence and the most detrimental to self-esteem.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]Emotional abuse is the least understood form of abuse.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]Emotional abuse poisons a relationship and infuses it with hostility, contempt, and hatred,[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]No matter how much a couple once loved each other, once emotional abuse becomes a consistent aspect of the relationship, that love is overshadowed by fear, anger, guilt, and shame.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]No one wants to have to face the fact that he or she has lost control in this way and that his or her actions and/or words have caused his or her partner emotional damage.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]Over time, anger can build up on the part of both abuser and victim, and emotional abuse can turn into physical violence.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]The disrespect and hatred each partner begins to feel leads to more and more emotional abuse and to each partner justifying inappropriate, even destructive, behavior.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ultimately, given enough time, most victim of emotional abuse come not only to blame themselves for all the problems in the relationship come not only to blame themselves for all the problems in the relationship but also to believe that they are inadequate, contemptuous, and even unlovable.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]When emotional abuse is mutual, it becomes a matter of survival, as each partner has to constantly fend off criticism, verbal attacks, or rejection and shore up enough strength to go on with daily tasks. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beverly Engel” float=”none” width=”100%”]With emotional abuse, the insults, insinuations, crtiticism, and accusations slowly eat away at the victim’s self-esteem until he or she is incapable of judging a situation realistically.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Bradlaugh” float=”none” width=”100%”]The abuse dies in a day, but the denial slays the life of the people, and entombs the hope of the race.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dee Brown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Emotional abuse is a nonphysical behavior or attitude that controls, demeans, punishes or isolates a person[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dee Brown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Emotional abuse is extensive in our culture, and faith-based communities are no exception.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dee Brown” float=”none” width=”100%”]In emotionally abusive relationships there is a determined intent to formulate statements or actions which leave a person feeling awful.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dee Brown” float=”none” width=”100%”]The damage and invisible scars of emotional abuse are very difficult to heal, because memories are imprinted on our minds and hearts and it takes time to be restored. Imprints of past traumas do not mean a person cannot change their future beliefs and behaviors. as people, we do not easily forget. However, as we heal, grieve, and let go, we become clear-minded and focused to live restore and emotionally healthy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edmund Burke” float=”none” width=”100%”]The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gloria Gaynor” float=”none” width=”100%”]Well, I went through some emotionally abusive relationships and allowed myself to not be properly respected as a lady, as a human being even, though I tried everything I knew to be a lady.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Heather Brooke” float=”none” width=”100%”]The biggest abuses in society happen when people are not able to communicate and not able to connect.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Inga Muscio” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abuse is the means in which violence retards love.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Iyanla Vanzant” float=”none” width=”100%”]Family is supposed to be our safe haven. Very often, it’s the place where we find the deepest heartache.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jess Hill” float=”none” width=”100%”]The insidiousness and power of emotional abuse paralleled the invisibility, strength, and purpose of a spider’s web.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jess Hill” float=”none” width=”100%”]What is going on in our relationship is domestic violence, and the type of violence that I’m using on you is called emotional abuse, which means I don’t bash you with my fists, I bash you with my emotions, to keep you under control[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Adams” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Julian Assange” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is impossible to correct abuses unless we know that they’re going on.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Leslie Morgan Steiner” float=”none” width=”100%”]Domestic abuse happens only in intimate, interdependent, long-term relationships – in other words, in families – the last place we would want or expect to find violence.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lorraine Nilon” float=”none” width=”100%”]Emotional abuse is designed to undermine another’s a sense of self. It is deliberate humiliation, with the intent to seize control of how others feel about themselves.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lundy Bancroft” float=”none” width=”100%”]Intimidation, even if it appears unintentional, is a sign that emotional abuse is on the way – or has already begun – and is a warning flag that physical violence may eventually follow.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lundy Bancroft” float=”none” width=”100%”]The scars from mental cruelty can be as deep and long-lasting as wounds from punches or slaps but are often not as obvious. In fact, even among women who have experienced violence from a partner, half or more report that the man’s emotional abuse is what is causing them the greatest harm.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lynn Swann” float=”none” width=”100%”]I think that most minorities have experienced some form of racial abuse.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahatma Gandhi” float=”none” width=”100%”]We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pamela Stephenson” float=”none” width=”100%”]So many people suffer from abuse, and suffer alone.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Philip Zimbardo” float=”none” width=”100%”]Bullies may be the perpetrators of evil, but it is the evil of passivity of all those who know what is happening and never intervene that perpetuates such abuse.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Plautus” float=”none” width=”100%”]Do you never look at yourself when you abuse another person?[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richelle E. Goodrich” float=”none” width=”100%”]There are far too many silent sufferers. Not because they don’t yearn to reach out, but because they’ve tried and found no one who cares.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Samantha Morton” float=”none” width=”100%”]I think anybody who has been abused as a kid – and I was abused as a kid, by various people – will say it’s irrational because violence is irrational.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Seneca” float=”none” width=”100%”]There are more people abusive to others than lie open to abuse themselves; but the humor goes round, and he that laughs at me to-day will have somebody to laugh at him to-morrow.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steve Maraboli” float=”none” width=”100%”]Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you’re worthless… but you’re not worthless, you’re unappreciated.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tacitus” float=”none” width=”100%”]Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated, you will be thought to have deserved it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tracy Malone” float=”none” width=”100%”]Get pissed because you deserve more than this abuse. Emotional abuse is the gateway to all abuse. Get out![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Not all wounds are visible.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]You survived the abuse. You’re going to survive the recovery.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Voltaire” float=”none” width=”100%”]Every abuse ought to be reformed, unless the reform is more dangerous than the abuse itself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Zac Goldsmith” float=”none” width=”100%”]Some of the world’s most appalling abuses have been justified by religion because it is possible for people to find vindication in their scriptures for any of their prejudices.[/wpsm_quote]