A common threat to battered women in divorce proceedings is their perpetrator's use of psychology to officially, yet improperly, establish that they are mentally ill. And all too often, these domestic violence survivors sit back and do nothing to prevent this from happening.
They are flooded with the mental/emotional assault and, like a deer caught in headlights, show startle...sever startle that is in many cases paralyzing and debilitating.
If you are a domestic abuse survivor and you suspect that you are being set up to be backed into wearing a psychiatric label that is being established to discredit, silence, contain or punish you, what would you do?
Read Dr. King's entire article Psychological Abuse - 3 Secrets to Saving Your Sanity in Domestic Abuse Divorce
Dr. Jeanne King, Ph.D., our official Abusive Relationships Expert