Emotional and verbal abuse includes insults and attempts to scare, isolate, or control you.
It is also often a sign that physical abuse may follow. Some abusers may start out behaving normally and then begin abuse after a relationship is established.
Learn more about how to get help if you are in an emotionally or verbally abusive relationship.
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The actual Golden Rule is about always attempting to look at things from the perspective of others, freely forgiving wrongs, and believing that no one should have to suffer at all, even if they deserve to.
This warped form, however, takes this literally as Newtonian Equivalent Exchange "justice" or Call It Karma, not taking into account that acts of revenge/justice are not quantifiable laws of physics but social phenomena.
It's also very common in gangster stories, with the average gangster character avenging the death of a friend upon a rival gangster who may very well have had a similar motivation for his killing, as well as Romeo and Juliet-style Feuding Families stories.