Such abusers cannot or will not relate to other people as people, choosing instead to treat them as objects. They treat people as though they were there solely for their convenience and do not otherwise have an independent, important life.
Why (adult) people who are being abused choose to stay in abusive relationships is another. Their early history consisted of receiving abuse themselves and/or seeing others abused (one parent abusing the other or their sibling, etc.).
Neither of these questions have easy answers and even the strongest attempt to educate yourself as to why people might make these seemingly irrational choices will not lead to complete understanding. The first question, "Why do people abuse other people? As a consequence, abuse is the normal condition of life for these people.
It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year.
So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections.
That they hurt others in the process may go unregistered or only occur as a dim part of their awareness.
Abusive behavior can also result from mental health issues or disorders.
September 2017 13th September: Child Protection - Mitchelstown, Co.
Cork 14th September: Child Protection - Swords, Co.
The opposite of being a victim is not simply opting out of abuse; it is instead, to be abusive.
Given the choice between being the out-of-control victim, or the in-control abuser, some of these people grow up to prefer the role of the abuser.
Think of any dictator that springs to mind and you will have the personification of this type of individual (Saddam Hussain seems to fit well and comes to mind easily).