Reply To: What is emotional abuse? New Home › Forums › Domestic Violence › What is emotional abuse? › Reply To: What is emotional abuse? August 6, 2019 at 4:46 am #2826 Charusheela J. NalheParticipant @charunalhe Emotional abuse includes insults, ridicule, humiliation, name calling. Often, insults or ridicule are not having a child or a male child. It also includes threats to cause physical pain to any person in whom the aggrieved person is interested.