cruelity on an individual is such an act which inflicts upon a person such a pain that it is not possible for other person to live with him or her.It can be overt like physical assault covert such as depriving some one conjugal rights,depriving some one sleep,depriving some one love affection or care.
verbal assault like ridiculing,name calling,public or repated private shouting and humilation is aslo cruelity.Ridiculing,nagging,comaining repeatedly ,needless and unhealthy comparison of status of spouse with inlaws or with the any same sided relativeis aslo cuelity.
Emotional-blackmailing some one,blocking children,refusing letters and phone calls is also from of cruelity.Attempting and threatening suicide is also emotional cruelity to the spouse.
Financial crulity-excess spending beyond means,not giving money to spouse luring some one with the costly financial offers to manipulate him is also cruelty.
Sexual cruelity deprivation of cohabitation,sleeping in different rooms,forcing s*x on some one forcing acts whcih are not mutually enjoyable and without consent is s*xual crulty.
Neglect of food,care and time is also cruelty.
One has to narrate acts of specific nature with particular date and time for Judge to arrive at a decesion You place evidence judege decides the proof.