It's a scary thing to watch when this happens to a loved one or friend. You feel helpless in how to help them. If you say anything, the abusive controlling person will even try to turn them against you!
emotional abuse - we all need to be wary of this injury to our loved ones. This type of abuse eventually wears the victim down, they often begin to doubt their own thinking, and allow the abuser to take control of their life. It can result in Stockholm Syndrome in abusive relationships. This is very difficult/painful to see happen to a loved one.