This is a post by Chadwick Harvey in July of 2012 on policymic.com. His post is about ADHD not being a real disorder. I could use this in my speech to propose that if what he is saying were true, then there is a clear overdiagnosis problem.
"The greatest fear in the world is the opinion of others. And the moment You are unafraid of the crowd You are no longer a sheep, You become a lion. A great roar arises in Your heart, the roar of freedom.
"Protestors" taking a stand for a cause. Their signs are "I am " poems written in the point of view of people who are passionate about a cause. Plus a link to a site to build "I Am" poems. (Teaching in Room
These are just a few things abusive people do. Abuse or putting enough pressure on you to help you step up to a better version of yourself. It depends on the dynamics of the people involved, their motive, and intent.