In several couples, verbal duel is common. It is expected, routine. When the civility of it all relegates to insults, deliberate assaults, the victim seethes. Mostly, the victim has either an economic or an emotional dependency on the assaulter. Mostly, it's a He on the receiving end.Then there are some where hands are let loose, and the other organs of torture. Blue marks are hidden under the odhniat work. When these marks get visible, a fall is usually the excuse. Mostly, the recipients of such abuse is a She.Both are unwarranted, deplorable. The argument, useless one at that, often is: Which one is worse? Which one may be excused?What do you think?
Which one is worse, a loose hand of an otherwise quiet spouse or the verbal onslaught demeaning every living hour of your existence?
June 7, 2017