35% of all women who are or have been in married or common-law relationships have experienced emotional abuse .
In comparison, 29% of women have been physically assaulted by their male partners . The presence of emotional abuse is the largest risk factor and greatest predictor of physical violence, especially where a woman is called names to put her down or make her feel bad .
We are grateful to the athletes for coming forward to share their concerns.” Nassar is currently facing criminal charges in both Michigan state court and in federal court.
The Holt, Michigan, resident was first arrested in November 2016, on three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a person younger than 13, the Indianapolis Star reported.
Emotionally abusive partners also commit murder or murder-suicide.