Often times in relationships, we compromise our worth and what we deserve, because our emotions take the reigns.
- Have you ever taken slack from someone that’s unwarranted?
- Been made to feel badly without a justifiable cause?
- Allowed someone to treat you poorly because you are ‘in love’ with them?
I know, most have us have all fallen prey to being both the perpetrator and the receiver.
When we love someone, we oftentimes neglect our standards.
We’re willing to stoop to lower levels and do or say anything to be with someone.
This is a prime example of compromising our self-worth.
This is NOT a healthy, adult relationship. We all deserve to be treated with respect.
When you find yourself crying, dissatisfied, and hurt with the way you’ve been treated, it’s because you aren’t getting what you deserve.
We often confuse getting what we want with getting what we need. We may want to be with someone, but deep down, we know it’s not what we need.
Signs of emotional abuse in a relationship
Emotional Abuse is difficult to detect.
Signs of emotional abuse are when your partner…
- Ignores you
- Doesn’t respond to calls or messages
- Replies to you with one-word answers
- Disappears without an explanation
- Ghosts you
- Refuses to communicate with you
- Is not open and honest with you
When you find yourself in these situations, do not settle for less than you deserve.
You DESERVE to be treated with…
Treat others the way you want to be treated.
When someone is being emotionally abusive towards you, it’s a clear indication that they no longer care about you or your well-being.
Identifying emotional abuse in a relationship
Tools to identify whether or not a relationship is healthy for you include:
- Separate facts from fiction and look at the reality of the situation
- Analyze what is actually going on not what you dream it was or could be
- Think about the pros and cons of the relationship
- Know what your needs are and see if they’re being met
- Put your emotions aside
- Think logically and not emotionally
- Write a list of what you desire in a relationship
- Accept when your needs are not being met
A person who knows your worth is worthy of you.
A person who doesn’t respect your worth is NOT worth your time.