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Many abusers will humiliate or embarrass their partners in public as a method of control to “prove” that only the abuser can love them.

You need to be able to tell the difference between a silly nickname and an abusive one.

Any time your partner chooses to insult you, your appearance, your intelligence, your choices or opinions it’s emotional abuse.

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As in the first warning sign calling names is about control and humiliation.

We all have dealt with nicknames and insults, even among our friends.

NOTE: We are re-posting this article on Warning Signs – Insults You/Calls You Names to allow you to read some of the excellent comments we’ve received from those who are or have been in an abusive relationship.