Isolation is a form of psychological abuse where an individual is systematically cut off from their support networks, relationships, or resources. The abuser aims to control and dominate the victim by creating an environment of seclusion and dependence. Isolation can lead to feelings of loneliness, helplessness, and vulnerability, making it difficult for the victim to seek help or escape the abusive situation.

The Use of Isolation in Coercive Control

Coercive Control By Jul 03, 2020

I guarantee there is an entire generation that will instantly relate the word isolation to the 2020 COVID-19 crisis. I do not. I will not. Every time I hear that word, my past haunts me.  Images flash in my mind.  But they are not of the present social distancing, wearing a mask, quarantine, and antibody testing. The images brought to my mind…