Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

The Long-Term Effects of Verbal Abuse on Women

Because words do hurt

We had just had an argument. He told me that if I didn’t do what he wanted, he was going to find another woman who would. It made me feel undesirable and so unloved. How could he threaten to cheat and speak to me like that? It’s a terrible feeling to be verbally and emotionally abused by someone you love.



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L.A. Strucke

Top Writer, Songwriter. Published in Chicken Soup for the Soul, Highlights for Children and Guideposts. Editor of The Creative Project.