Do you believe stonewalling in relationships is considered a form of abuse?

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  1. BrittneyLinds profile image59
    BrittneyLindsposted 17 months ago

    Do you believe stonewalling in relationships is considered a form of abuse?

    Stonewalling is the act of emotionally withdrawing from the other, avoiding meaningful conversations and avoiding communication all together.

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    threekeysposted 17 months ago

    Yes, it is a form of control , one upmanship and  a lack of love and consideration for your needs and wants. It is horrible. It prevents intimacy. It erodes the relationship. It is a destructive way to relate and I still don't know how to deal with it. Do you?

    1. BrittneyLinds profile image59
      BrittneyLindsposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      I absolutely feel it is a form of abuse. It happened to me recently unfortunately. It is basically intentionally ignoring and avoiding the other as a means of coping. It is awful.

  3. dashingscorpio profile image87
    dashingscorpioposted 17 months ago

    https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/13543030_f260.jpg

    It's not abuse if one decides to move on.
    I'm not sure why anyone would choose to stay in a relationship with someone who clearly is not "into them". That's self abuse.
    Each of us gets to (choose) our friends, lovers, and spouse.
    The goal is to be with someone who shares your same values, wants the same things for the relationship that you do, naturally agrees with you on how to obtain those things, and last but not least have a mutual depth of love and desire for one another.
    Compatibility trumps compromise!

    "Never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary."
    - Oscar Wilde

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      threekeysposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      Just want to say-love, love the pic..."whyyyyy" (big grin n chuckle)

    2. BrittneyLinds profile image59
      BrittneyLindsposted 17 months agoin reply to this

      I totally agree. But it happens. Emotionally withdrawing from the other who is totally unaware of it or the issue is not right. Maybe not the extent of abuse but it's important to discuss. Thank u smile

 
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