But if you place a frog in a pot of tepid water and start to boil the water very slowly, the frog would continue to stay in the pot of water until it boils to death.
But what do you do when you’re manipulated just a little bit every day?
What do you do if you just don’t realize you’re being tricked and duped into abuse with sweet words of love?
Not so obvious emotional abuse can include your partner giving you the “silent treatment” to control you or denying things they’ve said to you or things they have done to you.
If you hear, “I don’t know what you are talking about,” and “I never said that,” these are warning signs that your partner might be emotionally abusing you.
What if your love for this person convinces you that you need to bend over backwards just to please them, even if that translates to emotional abuse?
[Read: 16 abusive relationship signs and traits of a devious lover] Emotional abuse is easy to overlook Reality and our interpretation of reality are completely different and subjective.
Call the Minnesota Day One Crisis Hotline number 1.866.223.1111.
When someone opposes or oppresses us with emotional abuse, we’re always ready to strike back.
You would believe you’re being emotionally abused only if you convince yourself of that truth.
And until you see the truth for yourself, no one else can help you realize it. It’s been said that if you drop a frog in boiling water, it would jump out immediately.