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Questions tagged [abuse]

Maltreatment from one person to another. It may occur in the following forms which include, but are not limited to: mental, emotional, verbal, physical, sexual.

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Is my friendship twisted and does she abuse me? [on hold]

Some people tell me my friendship with Cheyenne is twisted me and Cheyenne love each other we're like sisters but Cheyenne can be bitchy, bossy, snobbish, judging, rude, selfish, and cold. But ...
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How to know if you’re in an abusive situation? [on hold]

Preface: I’m not looking for professional advice or service here; more so general guidelines based on life experience one can use to see if behaviors they’re currently experiencing in a relationship ...
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How do I deal with my friend's abusive partner who I've cut contact with? [closed]

I've been friends with a girl, who I'll call Samantha, since high school. Four years ago, Samantha started a relationship with a lesbian, who I'll call Alex. (Alex is a genderfluid person and ...
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How to move forward from being bullied severely as freshman? [closed]

First of all,thanks for reading this extremely rambling question. This is a highly personal scenario I've wanted to get help with, and frankly couldn't work up the guts to talk to someone, not even my ...
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Should I leave my dad? [closed]

I'm 19, I just graduated in May. I'm planning on joining the Air Force soon but due to the state of my family, I feel some guilt about doing this and leaving my dad. My family has very strong ...
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How do I help my girlfriend get out of this dangerous situation with her parents? [closed]

Hello Interpersonal Stack Exchange, About two weeks ago I posted the question "How do I help my girlfriend defend herself against manipulative parents?". I recommend reading that one first as it ...
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How do I help my girlfriend defend herself against manipulative parents?

Some Background My girlfriend's family moved to the US about 2 years ago to escape their home country (which is going through political and economic turmoil) to start over. Her mom sells insurance, ...
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how as a third person can I deal with a friend that was in an abusive relationship? [closed]

My friend has been taken advantage of in previous situations and in February ended an abusive relationship. My friend has not responded to messages from this person, even though my friend expressed ...
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Handling an old, abusive friend

I have had a friend during my college days. Unfortunately, it was only one directional and she never reciprocated my friendship appropriately. She used me for monetary purpose and mistreated me ...
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How do I tell my significant other that she does not have to support her abusive father?

Problem My significant other has a tendency to be forgiving and nice, almost to a fault. It becomes an issue when it comes to her abusive father, whom she loves, but he has done nothing material to ...
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how does one jump-start a social life in the face of abusers who are making it impossible to socialize within your tightest circle? [closed]

I, single woman, 34 years, in Mauritius, have been the victim of domestic violence and the authorities caused my dad and brother to stop their behavior. Deep down themselves, they have not changed but ...