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noun: ownership; plural noun: ownerships
the act, state, or right of possessing something.
The term was popularized in the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, wherein thoughtcrime is the criminal act of holding unspoken beliefs or doubts that oppose or question the ruling party. In the book, the government attempts to control not only the speech and actions, but also the thoughts of its subjects.
Wahhhhh! You hurt my feelings when you said that!! Bahh, wrong! Only you can control your feelings and it's about damn time you take ownership over the way you feel and stop trying to police other peoples language.
Emotional abuse is a type of abuse that often plays a role in many family law cases. Basically, emotional abuse involves exposing a person to behavior or language that can result in the psychological trauma for the witness. Emotional abuse can lead to anxiety, depression, and other psychological symptoms that may result in physical manifestations. It is sometimes referred to as psychological abuse or mental abuse, although these terms can have slightly different connotations.
originally posted by: onequestion
a reply to: introvert
I was just counting down the minutes....