Many People Don’T Like Talking About The Word Abusive.

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Many people don’t like talking about the word abusive. Perhaps it’s because it’s such a powerful thing and people experience it too often. However, there are many different forms of abuse. How do people know when they’re getting abuse? It’s unfortunate that too many people avoid to talk about what abuse is because it’s important to know what it is and what is going on when it does happen to help prevent it or even make it stop. Abuse in dictionary.com, abuse means: “to treat in a harmful, injurious, or offensive way.” While in the dictionary definition may seem small and simple, but there are many ways that can happen that can be mistreated in a very harmful way, multiple ways to injure as well as multiple ways of being offensive.…show more content…
The third form of abuse is, emotional violence. “Emotional violence occurs when someone says or does something to make a person to make a person feel stupid or worthless.” (Page 1) Again, looking back at the dictionary definition it’s considered abusive because since emotional violence can be offensive and harmful. Words can be just as harmful as actions. It’s important that everyone is careful with what they say to someone because it can still be just as offensive. It’s important to always remember that because too much teasing or “messing around” can lead to emotional abuse for the victim can really beat up their emotional health. The fourth form is phycological violence. “Psychological violence occurs when someone uses threats and fear in a person to gain control.” (Page 1) This is considered a form of psychological violence because as the dictionary definition says it’s acting in an offensive way and harmful as well. As explained in emotional abuse, that sometimes words can be just as harmful sometimes even more harmful then actions. People need to be careful when it comes to this time because often some don’t even realize they’re doing it. The fifth form of abuse is spiritual violence. “Spiritual or religious violence occurs when someone uses a person’s spiritual beliefs to manipulate, dominate, or control the person.” (Page 1) While this may not seem like it would be that harmful it is. They are making the person
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