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The only difference between physical and emotional abuse is that the physical abuse can usually be seen and the emotional abuse is scarring your mind. Physical abuse is bruising, pushing, slapping, breaking bones, etc. Emotional abuse is when someone always says your fat, ugly, useless, stupid, etc. These are usually both happening as a pattern of abuse. Though widely thought of as happening to just women, there have been a lot of men who have suffered under women who abuse also. Either way, they are both abusive behaviors and have painful repercussions to the individual being abused.

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