6 Signs Your Partner Is Emotionally Abusive

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They excessively remind you of your failures.

A woman sitting in a chair, clutching her ears and leaning forward.
Pexels / Liza Summer
Pexels / Liza Summer

One of your greatest assets in life is a person, be it a friend or a partner, who challenges you. They hold your feet to the fire and make sure that your ideals aren’t half baked, so to speak.

But an emotionally abusive partner cites your failures not in an attempt to help you grow, but to bring you down and make you feel bad.

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They belittle your dreams.

Again, it’s a great thing to have people in your lives who challenge you to improve and perhaps play devils advocate.

However, for your partner to actually belittle your dreams, suggest that they can’t be accomplished, and that you should give up is emotional abuse.