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Abuse Tropes
An index of tropes pertaining to abusive and controlling behavior
(permanent link) added: 2011-10-09 16:37:07 sponsor: ThreeferFAQMinorityChick (last reply: 2011-11-06 16:01:12)

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In a work of fiction, there will be two people, most likely in a close relationship with each other, as parent and child, siblings, friends, or romantic partners. But unfortunately, one is abusing the other partner, either, emotionally, financially, physically, sexually, or a combination of some or all of these. Sadly, abuse is all too common in Real Life and is a very serious and terrible thing. Fortunately, there are a significant amount of works that recognize this and treat it as such, but then there are those who downplay abusive behaviors and even portray it as funny or even romantic.

If you or someone you know is being abused, here are some websites and hotlines you can go to:


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