Suffering in Silence: Uncovering Emotional Abuse

How do we know what emotional abuse is? Where do we draw the line between abuse and a partner just being mistreated? Is emotional abuse even real? Isn’t physical abuse worse than emotional abuse? All of these questions, among more, rattled my brain when thinking about the issue of emotional abuse in romantic relationships. It is an issue rarely discussed, and when thinking of abuse it is almost always overlooked in comparison to physical abuse.