(Content Warning: Intimate partner violence)
There’s a misconception that abusive partners always use physical violence, which can make it hard to tell if your partner’s abusive.
Emotional abuse is more subtle – but it also takes a huge toll on your wellbeing, and it can show up in a variety of ways.
This comic can help you figure out what’s happening and what to do next. If you recognize these warning signs in your relationship, you’re not alone – and you deserve better.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 5 Questions to Ask Yourself If You Think Your Partner Is Toxic
- How to Recognize and Respond to Intimate Partner Violence
Emma Rust is a bisexual, mixed race, Asian American printmaker and cartoonist. Her passion: educating the masses through her art. Originally from Los Angeles, Emma is currently attending Whitman College in Washington State, in the pursuit of an Art and Psych degree. She interns as a Sexual Violence Prevention Intern, with a focus on creating comics and prints that talk about sexual violence and consent in ways that are constantly engaging and educating the student body. Check out her art blog here.