November 21, 2020
Abusive language…Being isolated…Using manipulation…Surveyed and stalked…Economic exploitation…ABUSE
Isolation is a form of abuse often closely connected to controlling behaviours. The individual is left totally alone, without the internal and external resources to change their life. Some abused individual’s isolate themselves from existing resources and support systems because of the shame they feel of the bruises or other injuries.
The first type of abuse to be discussed is Verbal Abuse.
Verbal abuse is any abusive language used to denigrate, embarrass or threaten an individual. This may include:
The second type of abuse discussed is Economic Abuse.
Economic abuse is a way to control the individual through manipulation of economic resources. This may include:
The third type of abuse is Stalking.
Stalking is if a person intentionally or knowingly engages in a course of conduct that is directed toward another person and if that the conduct would cause the individual to fear for their safety or safety of immediate family members or fear of physical injury or death. This may include:
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