Types of Abuse
Making survivor feel physically unsafe either by attacking them, restraining them, or not respecting their boundaries physically.
Using derogatory and condescending constant insults at survivor. This is harder to spot.
Trying to convince the survivor that they are insane, making it all up in their heads, to the point where the survivor feels like no one will believe her/him.
Can include both rape as well as withholding sex to use it as a weapon. It can also be used to pass judgement that hurts emotionally.
Not allowing survivor to hold a job, withholding money from them besides an allowance, and making all financial decisions independently of the survivor.
Not allowing survivor to get educated to the point where she/he can support herself/himself, belittling academic focus, forcing survivor to prioritise relationship over academics at all times.
Verbal or emotional abuse on social media, technologically aided stalking and eavesdropping (location, audio, video).
Trying to control the survivor by isolating her/him, or by silencing and discrediting.