If you are wondering what abuse looks like or sounds like or feels like, read through the BlogHer post below. If you have joined in with the DramaGuru Revelation game on this blog, you may recognize some familiar attacks in the explanations given.
As you read through these patterns of abusive behavior, see if you can identify steps that allow you to see that an attack is on its way.
The DramaGuru objective is always to:
- Get two steps ahead of someone behaving badly.
- Interrupt the pattern, change the game.
- Create space to run away, distract or change the subject.
- Don’t wait until the situation has gotten too hot to handle.
Don’t give up! Practice makes perfect.
When you recognize that this is a problem you CANNOT solve: Tap Out!
The wise part of you knows the right time to give up and walk away. Continue reading