23rd July 2016
By Nanice Ellis
Contributing writer for Wake Up World
Did you know that more than 20% of the global population is in an abusive relationship with a partner or family member? This sounds like a big number, until you consider that somewhere around 80% of the world’s population is in an abusive relationship with themselves – and most don’t even know it.
The Stranger in the Mirror is You!
The best way to see if you abuse yourself is to imagine that someone else is treating you the way you treat yourself. How would you feel if …
- Your friend spoke to you, the way you speak to yourself?
- Your significant other neglected you, the way you neglect yourself?
- Your co-worker judged you, the way you judge yourself?