From my experience, I only knew that I had to try harder.
I had to learn what a relationship was before I could have a healthy one.
What we teach children is what our future will be like.
Sadly most adults just dont get it or they have been so wounded in their own lives they cant see past their own pain.
I didn’t know that this was passive abuse, and I certainly didn’t know that passive abuse is as destructive as any other type of abuse.