Verbal Abuse

Here are some examples of verbal abuse.

Name calling Swearing Yelling
Degrading comments Mimicking Threatening to take children away
Put-downs Lying/Deceitfulness Brainwashing
Sarcasm Outright cruelty Using information you have
revealed against you
Blaming Guilt-producing statements “You are not okay” statements
Demanding Threatening tone of voice Contradicting
Irrational questioning Interrogating Twisting your words
Calling you “crazy”