Her work has been published on various websites, including Walden University's Think Up.She has worked in international business and is a licensed customs broker.Many victims of verbal and emotional abuse have spent so much time trying to fit a mold made by their abuser that they lose their sense of self, according to the Psychology Today article, "Emotional Abuse: Recovering the Core Self." You can help your partner by giving him some space and taking things slow.
Participating in a support group for victims of abuse or talking to a counselor may help her work through her feelings. Remember she may need extra reassurance that you truly care about her.
When it comes to abusive relationships, it isn't always just physical abuse.
While this isn't meant to detract from the issue of domestic abuse that far too many women have suffered (and still suffer), it's to address the fact that emotional abuse can be just as damaging, but in completely different ways.
She is currently a supervisor with a social service agency that works with families to prevent child abuse and neglect.
She obtained a Bachelor of Science in business from Indiana University.