The quickest way to get out of another person’s control is the willingness to walk away from the relationship if need be. This enables you to move forward from a place of power, not a place of fear. Let your partner know you will no longer engage in conversations that attack who you are as a person. Consider your partner’s concerns, but don’t agree to do things simply in order to keep the peace or save the relationship. Know your values, goals and needs; let your partner know what you can and can’t do for him within those boundaries. Engage and connect with people who support and love you for exactly who you are.
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