Anonymous said: That quiet "I'm still here" text. It could have been months, or years, and suddenly there it is - an email, a text, a missed phone call. "Just letting you know that I still exist. Just letting you know that you have no right to move on. Just letting you know that I will always be a part of your life."
(Mod note: this is a form of psychological abuse and a subtle threat)
Abusers will blame you for their unhappiness.
My mother once told me, “If it weren’t for you, I’d be happy.” I’d never wanted to kill myself before then. Now I fall asleep every night wondering if my death would make her happy.
"If it weren’t for you, we could have nice things."
"Nobody told me you could be married and not have children."
make you feel guilty about things you did when you were a toddler & use that guilt as emotional blackmail
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