# Verbal abuse
Daughter being constantly bullied by her father, distressed when live-in boyfriend bullies her too to "impress" her dad
People who do not consider name-calling and belittling as abusive may not think anything of inflicting those types of behaviors on someone. But it is a fact that verbal and emotional abuse is hurtful just like physical abuse, and sometimes just as damaging to the person being hurt.
The Damaging Effect of Passive Aggressive Behavior
Envato Elements Purchased Image License HM2NV8ZG45. Have you dated someone who is passive-aggressive? Perhaps you have a family member, friend, or co-worker who is passive-aggressive. It is a form of manipulation that can destroy relationships. Being passive-aggressive (PA) is a coward’s way of expressing themselves based on deeply rooted fears.
Woman Dumps Dinner on Floor After Boyfriend Calls Her Slur and Tries to Excuse It as a TikTok Trend
A young woman recently took to Reddit about dumping her boyfriend's dinner on the floor after he called her a gendered slur and then tried to excuse it as just a TikTok trend. The woman relates in her post: "I made pasta and a chunky sauce with meatballs and veggies. I told him dinner was ready and he goes 'what's for dinner tonight, B*TCH'... With like a lot of emphasis on the last word."