The 10 Types of Abusers

Jason Henry
8 min readJan 17
Photo by DANNY G on Unsplash

In his groundbreaking book, Why Does He Do That? abuse expert Lundy Bancroft categorizes the ten types or faces of abuse that he observed in his years of counseling two thousand men who were found to be abusive in their romantic relationships.

While Bancroft did not focus on abusive women in his book, he stated that abuse consists of assaults on self-esteem, a lack of respect for the other person, controlling behavior…

Jason Henry

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