There are many types of abuse. However, some are less seen than others. Throughout this month, we want to provide more information on domestic violence.
Remember that help is out there. Scan the QR code for available shelters, financial aid, counseling, and legal aid. Or click this link to go to the page: https://www.odessa-tx.gov/1020/Family-Violence-Resources
Emotional abuse does not always leave physical marks. The harm done is psychological. It involves controlling the victim by using emotions to criticize, humiliate, shame, blame, or manipulate them. The abuser's goal is to silence, hurt, and discredit the victim.