Abuser


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Abuser

A non-specific term for a person who subjects another to abuse, which may be emotional, physical, sexual, financial or any combination thereof.
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A child who is being sexually abused may care for their abuser and worry about getting them into trouble.
It doesn't include specific information on how much marijuana a patient who was labeled as an abuser was actually using.
* Enacting an Animal Abuser Registry Ordinance, Similar to Those Already in Effect--Drafting an animal-abuser registry is no easy task.
Some warning signs are: a bad temper, extreme jealousy, verbal abuse, controlling behaviors, demeaning of the partner privately or in public, possessiveness and/or blaming the partner for the abuser's behaviors.
While we always hope that the good inside our partners will win out eventually, research unfortunately tells us that abusers, even those who apologize and temporarily stop abusing, typically do not change their behavior in the long run and may get more abusive as the relationship continues.
But just as Lucy is manipulated into giving a false alibi for Nathan when he faces an assault claim, Lucie was coerced by her abuser as his care and concern gradually turned to control.
Kugelmass, MD, said that the fundamental question in his mind is whether the cardiovascular hazard of marijuana identified in this study is the result of the practice of smoking the raw product, usually associated with illicit marijuana abusers.
Domestic violence is not caused by uncontrolled anger or interpersonal conflict - another myth - rather, it is a calculated choice abusers use to gain and maintain power and control over their partner.
An unsuspecting entry amongst the top three abusers is now the daughter as well," it said.
What are the odds your cat or dog (and the act only "protects" companion animals, defined by law as cats and dogs, not horses, alpacas, guinea pigs, gold fish or parrots) is going to be accosted by an animal abuser lurking in a dark alley?
--An emotional abuser goes through life feeling entitled to be treated like royalty, and wants you to be a willing servant.
"But in my experience I have never met a child abuser who has been made one via their drugtaking.