What is coercive control: Signs we should be aware of

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Published on Jan 20, 2024 01:36 PM IST

  • From gaslighting to limiting our access to money, here are a few signs of coercive control in a relationship.

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Published on Jan 20, 2024 01:36 PM IST

The pattern of toxic control and manipulation in a relationship is referred to as coercive control. “Coercive control, a form of emotional and psychological abuse, can be particularly damaging for those with Complex PTSD. This subtle yet insidious form of manipulation can deeply affect mental health and well-being,” wrote Therapist Linda Meredith. Here are a few signs of coercive control.(Unsplash)

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Controlling aspects of the way we manage ourselves, including our body and mind is a toxic type of control in a relationship. (Unsplash)
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Controlling aspects of the way we manage ourselves, including our body and mind is a toxic type of control in a relationship. (Unsplash)

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Limiting our access to money and other financial aspects because they think we are not mature enough to handle it by ourselves. (Unsplash)
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Limiting our access to money and other financial aspects because they think we are not mature enough to handle it by ourselves. (Unsplash)

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When we spend time with our family and friends, a toxic partner may make jealous accusations and try to pull us away. (Unsplash)
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When we spend time with our family and friends, a toxic partner may make jealous accusations and try to pull us away. (Unsplash)

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They constantly monitor our activities throughout the day, and often go behind our back to try and control us. (Unsplash)
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They constantly monitor our activities throughout the day, and often go behind our back to try and control us. (Unsplash)

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They also try to gaslight us and make us doubt our version of reality and feed us their perspectives and opinions. (Unsplash)
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They also try to gaslight us and make us doubt our version of reality and feed us their perspectives and opinions. (Unsplash)

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