Trying work as hard as you can to fix things you didn’t break is exhausting and demoralizing. The first step to healing is realizing you’re in it.
The path to repairing the relationship is for the perpetrator to discover that they are being abusive and to care enough about you to want to change.
Love and Abuse is the official podcast of The M.E.A.N. Workbook on emotional abuse and manipulation at https://loveandabuse.com