Anxiety is the most common long-term mental abuse which makes someone goes through a lot of stress and trauma, over time, they develop a mental disorder, and there is disgrace concerning verbal abuse. In fact, verbal abuse is as harmful as physical abuse.It’s both real-life and cyberbullying. When someone is verbally abused since they were a child that results in a lot of problems.
Since someone is abused their emotional state verbally is being affected, harming their self-esteem, both mental and verbal abuse is the same thing that no one wants to experience, because it can totally influence your life, and it can interfere with your relationships as well as work.
Some symptoms you should know, and if you notice that someone is experiencing them, you should help them.
1. Short-Term Symptoms
- Low self-confidence, and lack of enthusiasm
- Unable to make decisions
2. Long-Term Symptoms
- Chronic pain
- Eating disorders
- Digestive problems
The way to notice Verbal Abuse
1. Where No One Can See
This can happen at home, at school, or even at work. Thinking that no one can know, people choose these places to abuse other people which may lead to serious trauma and harm to a person’s health.
Abusers never think that whatever someone does is good enough. And, when a person is abused this way, they feel the emptiness and feel like they do not have a purpose.
3. Name Calling
Abusers tend to use name calling in order to control other people and give them orders. As others abuses, this is also a harmful one.
4. Mood Killer
When someone feels good, somehow they tend to make that happy person feel bad again. They feed off of the unhappiness of others.
BEWARE! If you have a person like this in your life, you need to be careful and never let them achieve their aim.
5. Attack Someone’s Interests
People who abuse usually attack someone’s interests, hobbies, and other things they like. A person who experiences this kind of attack begins thinking they are not good enough, they feel worthless and may end up lying about such things.
6. Abusers Are Always Right
Unfortunately, abusers tend never to admit or apologize they have done something bad. They think of them as superiors, and they are the ones that are always right.
Someone whom you cannot talk with, does not want to discuss things can be a serious abuser.
If people avoid social situations in order to keep themselves safe from abuse are named as abusers because they feel uncomfortable and feel anxious when they are around people. The root of this problem comes from low self-confidence.
Also, To make a big difference, you need to talk to this person and ask them how they are feeling. If you notice someone with this issue, and talk to them. It may help them a lot.
Blame others for everything is one of the signs of being an abuser. So, the abused individual begins to think they are worthless and not good. This can seriously damage their health.
Although making jokes at someone’s expense seems fun, it needs to be done with permission as well as consent. Otherwise, it may end up in hurting the other person, and they may feel worthless as well as frustrated.
This article you will become more aware of verbal abuse, and you will be more careful and start noticing things around.
Pay attention to your beloved one’s behavior because if you notice something strange in their behavior, you may help them before the things go uncontrollable. (H/T)