– Humiliate, insult you to others or in public
– Swear at you and call you names
– Refuse sex and threaten to leave
– Intimidate and mock you
– Ignore and insult you
– Blame you or others for their problems
– They are emotionally distant or unavailable
– They invalidate or deny their emotionally abusive behavior when confronted
– They share personal information about you with others
– They don’t seem to notice or care about your feelings
– They give you disapproving or contemptuous looks or body language (

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