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Abuse and trauma are more common than is shared in society. It can be displayed as physical, emotional, verbal and sexual abuse. When abuse occurs over time, the victims tend to internalize the abuse and believe what is said about them as true. This article https://pro.psychcentral.com/exhausted-woman/2019/08/how-to-stop-abusive-thoughts-and-emotions/ helps to explore abusive thoughts within our minds and how we can recognize them.
We must first gain awareness of the abusive thoughts. Then figure out their origin, where they came from. After that, we need to see if the thoughts are true. Lastly, we keep the good thoughts and toss out the abusive thoughts, they aren't doing us any good. Consult the article above for more information about abusive thoughts and emotions.