You constantly change your words or thoughts before speaking.
Your point of view is dismissed or said to be «wrong» completely.
You get accused for «overreacting» when you try to explain your feelings.
You apologize without knowing what you did wrong.
Most interactions leave you feeling small or ashamed of yourself.
They assign motives to your actions that are opposite to your intentions.
You often feel that you have to defend your reality from them.
They make you believe that nobody can be trusted except them.
You often find them denying things even when there is proof.
You feel unsure of your decision-making abilities because of their disagreement.
They accused you of lying and manipulation when in reality they are the ones doing it.
Their positive actions do not complement their degrading words.
You find yourself questioning your beliefs and opinions because of their opposition.
You often find yourself questioning your own sanity because of their words.