We do hope that you take a rather frank look at the person in your life and ascertain if you are dating someone who is abusive.
What signs and symptoms are you personally aware of?
Remember at the beginning of this I talked about how The Abuser showers you with talk of love, devotion, attention and gifts?
Dating abuse (also known as dating violence, intimate partner violence, or relationship abuse) is a pattern of abusive behaviors -- usually a series of abusive behaviors over a course of time -- used to exert power and control over a dating partner.
Every relationship is different, but the things that unhealthy and abusive relationships have in common are issues of power and control.
Teens and young adults experience the same types of abuse as adults, including: If you or a loved one is in an abusive relationship, help is available.
Coming to terms with the fact that you might be in an abusive situation is never easy.
” ♦”With all I have to put up with, I deserve to take a few supplies from the office.” “I'm the man; you have to cook my dinner!
” After the glow of infatuation wears off, the entitled person will regard his feelings and desire as more important than yours. If you disagree, you'll get abused – whether verbally, mentally, emotionally, sexually, physically, financially, digitally, or reproductively (more on that one later).
Driven by high standards of what they should get and what other people should do for them, the entitled feel chronically disappointed and offended.