Domestic violence brings to mind images of black eyes or broken bones. But sometimes the violence comes in the form of words that leave no visible marks. Insults, threats and humiliation are just a few examples of emotional abuse. Sometimes it can lead to physical violence, sometimes it doesn’t. In our Native communities, emotional abuse can take the form of belittling traditional methods or preventing a partner from spiritual practices. We’ll talk with experts about the signs of emotional abuse what steps can be taken to address it.
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