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They stay in abusive situations because they believe they have nowhere else to go. Following are types of emotional abuse: DOMINATION: Someone wants to control your every action.
Emotional abuse victims can become so convinced that they are worthless that they believe that no one else could want them.
Note: If you have been the victim of domestic violence, please e-mail me and tell me about it. 1999 issue of Reason magazine, As for domestic violence, University of British Columbia psychologist Donald Dutton and other researchers have found that wife-beating is far more strongly associated with "borderline personality disorder" (characterized by proclivity for intense relationships, insecurity, and rage) than with patriarchal attitudes; drugs and alcohol are major factors as well.
But as Cathy Young observed in Gender War Crimes: Classifying offenses against women as "hate crimes" is a dangerous political game in the Jan.
Many non-borderlines are verbally or emotionally abused by the person who has BPD. Although borderlines may act emotionally (and even physically) abusive, it's crucial to understand that they are usually trying to harm you.
Many (but not all) people who have BPD were also verbally abused at some time in their lives. Rather, they are acting out of intense pain, fear, and shame using primitive defenses they may have learned long ago.
Moreover, borderlines feel as though they cannot control these reactions.