If this is done by a spouse that is loved, it can have long-term effects on the victim's view of themselves and their value as a thinking, logical person. The intimidator can go from sweet talker to screaming meany in no time at all.
I once witnessed a woman coyly ask her husband for an expensive piece of jewelry while shopping.
) Certainly, if you tell me who is your source of information! (Bree: Just get rid of her, Sloan.) (Eliza: Please, she doesn't know anything about this! ) (Fearing for her sister's life, Eliza gives in.) (Eliza, defeated: Stop! I know these things because I can talk to animals.) Sunset Shimmer: You're never gonna get away with this.
) (Eliza runs over to Sloan, who is holding Debbie in his grasp.) (Eliza: Let her go! ) (Debbie, as Sloan prepares to throw her off the ledge: ELIZA!
I just guessed all that stuff - the fence, and the explosives, and - ) (Sloan herds Debbie to the edge of a cliff.) I never mentioned anything about explosives!
(Bree seized Eliza from behind, holding her tightly.) (Eliza: I told you, there's no one!
According to IFAC Code of Ethics intimidation threat occurs when auditors may be deterred from acting objectively by threats actual or perceived So as said earlier for a threat to arise it does not necessarily have to explicitly expressed to auditor it may be perceived by an auditor by other’s actions and most of the time such threats in this profession are indirect.So, why listen to you or, why take the chance of allowing you to express a point that may take away his/her feelings of superiority? What better way to put someone in their place than to verbally abuse them? The intimidator owns you, you must be taught that their will comes before your own.A spouse who constantly interrupts you with a better idea or a reason your idea won't work is attempting to intimidate and teach you that your opinion is of no value in their eyes. Civil communication is a foreign concept to the intimidator.When someone uses threats to intimidate they are attempting to break your will and take your power away from you. The intimidator does not want his/her spouse to be able to express their thoughts or feelings.The intimidating spouse tries to create fear in their victim. There is no physical violence, just words meant to destroy you psychologically and cause you to doubt your own perception of reality. The intimidator is superior to you and knows better than you.