We have seen and heard a lot of women being abused by men. And yes, it’s a very sad reality. But talking about reality, let us not forget that there are abusive women too. They are equally terrifying and we should be careful as well. But how do we identify abusive women? You have to know as soon as you can so you can protect your emotional and mental health. Read the rest of the article to learn more.
What makes an abusive woman?
We understand that women would ask their partners for small favors. It’s actually our way of being ‘sweet’. But if it has become a routine and that you demand your partner to do practically everything for you, that’s a different story. What’s worse is that abusive women will not take a NO for an answer even if it is almost impossible to do what she demanded.
Always yelling for petty or even no apparent reason
One of the characteristics of an abusive woman is that they constantly yell or they always get mad at petty, or no reason at all. When they feel they want to get angry, they will. And most of the time, they will take it out on you.
Very much controlling and manipulative
Abusive women tend to be controlling and manipulative. At first, it will look like they are just concerned about your welfare. It seems that they are just suggesting what’s best for you. But eventually, you would realize that it’s for their own good and image. If you always give in to what they want, you would eventually lose yourself.
Calling you mean names
Words can be very powerful. If you are being called an ‘idiot’ or ‘stupid’, it will definitely make you feel bad. In some cases, you actually believe you are less of a person. But name-calling is another attribute of an abusive woman. Be careful because it might take a toll on your mental health. If that happens, people around you will also be affected.
Intentionally saying NO to sex
Other abusive women would intentionally punish their partners by not having sex. This can be very damaging to the relationship as the other person would feel unappreciated and unattractive. Of course, there are some cases that saying NO is necessary. But if it becomes a habit, then there’s a need to seriously talk about it.
Why people stay in abusive relationships?
- Most men are ashamed that they are abused by women
- They are in denial
- They are staying for the children
- They don’t think others will believe them
How to deal with abusive women
Ask them to get professional help
In many cases, abusive women were abused too. As they say, there is always a bigger bully. But of course, that doesn’t give them a reason to hurt other people, right? The best way to resolve the issue is to get professional help. They must be willing to acknowledge their shortcomings and work on ways to make themselves better.
Know when to leave
At the end of the day, you have to protect yourself. Staying in an abusive relationship can cause permanent damage. When you feel that the case is hopeless, then it is time for you to end the relationship. After all, men or women, we all deserve to be genuinely loved.