Abuse can constitute many things, but in general, it is categorized by the cruel and or violent treatment of a person, and in many cases, this abuse occurs repeatedly.
Any form of abuse will have a mental, emotional and physical effect on a victim.
Cutting ties with the abuser is the first step into getting help. This can be difficult due to the blame the abuser may put on you or yourself. However, it is not impossible to overcome.
Research has shown that sexually abuse victims are linked to:
-Anxiety -Anger issues -PTSD -Guilt -Shame
At Star Point Counseling Center a therapist will help you to recognize the patterns of abuse and show that the fault lies within the hands of the abuser not the victim.