Abusers, whatever their relationship to you, use various methods to control and manipulate you. Understanding these tactics of abuse, may help you better understand what is going on, what happened, set boundaries and eventually heal from the abuse.
On this page we have gathered a few resources that talk about just those strategies. Even when miles apart, abusers all seem to use these specific tactics of abuse, each with their own specific personal twist,
A critical aspect of healing from abuse is to admit your pain. Part of that is recognizing the weapons that were used against you and the impact they really had.