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Written by Abi_B

“Coercive control is more common than you would think”

I’ve just finished reading the anonymous article about emotional abuse and it was like reading my own experience, word for word. I’m actually shaking at my desk as I write this. I spent three years with an abuser who, to the outside world, seemed caring and charismatic. This includes an almost identical incident that the author described that “lurks in the corner of [their] mind”. Thankfully, I escaped my emotionally abusive ex and had counselling but I’m grateful that the author wrote the article to show other women (and men) that coercive control is more common than you would think. […]

I’ve just finished reading the anonymous article about emotional abuse and it was like reading my own experience, word for word. I’m actually shaking at my desk as I write this.

I spent three years with an abuser who, to the outside world, seemed caring and charismatic. This includes an almost identical incident that the author described that “lurks in the corner of [their] mind”. Thankfully, I escaped my emotionally abusive ex and had counselling but I’m grateful that the author wrote the article to show other women (and men) that coercive control is more common than you would think.

Thank you for shining a light on this. It makes a huge difference.
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Written by Abi_B