“If you leave me, I will kill myself.”
“You don’t really care if I live or die. Why don’t I just kill myself–then everyone will be happy.”
“If you loved me, you would do what I tell you.”
If you are on the receiving end of threats like these, whether they come from your partner, your parent, your sibling, your child, or your friend, it can feel like a bucket of ice water has been poured over your head.