(Thanks to the ladies of FOCUS Coaching for the link!) Here are a handful of excellent take-aways that I want you to internalize ASAP, so you will no longer waste time on another dead-end guy: 1.Abusers frequently focus in on areas where the abused person already has self-esteem issues such as physical appearance, weight, intelligence, and so forth.This only perpetuates the abused person's issues with self-confidence.You're allowed to talk to anyone of any gender you want.If your sweetie is suspicious of something, he should have a mature conversation with you about it, but he's not allowed to control your behavior.Usually, they follow a cycle of ups and downs, good times and bad, loving behavior and abuse.Even if things are good for a while, abusive relationships tend to follow this cycle until you break it by getting out of the relationship and away from the abuser. Abuse Is Not Romantic Art Blog Current Affairs Eleven Featured inspiration Links Outside Resources personal reflection Poetry quotes Rape Rape Culture Recovery Relationship Violence Resources for Victims Sex Sexual Assault Think About It Think About It Types of Abusers You Call This Love"According to a recent survey conducted by Liz Claiborne Inc.
When a relationship enters a stage of emotional abuse, the abused person naturally loses trust in the abuser.
Even when I was in my ten-year-online-dating-slut phase, I always wanted to fall in love.
And yet, today, I’m going to continue to do my part to put myself out of business, by sharing this really well-written piece from Single Black on what emotionally unavailable men are thinking and doing when you’re dating them.
Being emotionally unavailable doesn’t mean he’s dead.
It means he’s not serious about falling in love at this point.