A relationship with the wrong individual however can lead to years of heartache, emotional/social damage, and even physical damage.A damaging adult partner can damage us, damage our loved ones, and even damage the way we feel about love and romance in the future.Lauri Revilla has been writing articles on mental health, wellness, relationships and lifestyle for more than six years.She moved to San Antonio, Texas, from Mexico in 2006.Marnie Kunz has been an award-winning writer covering fitness, pets, lifestyle, entertainment and health since 2003.Her articles have been published in "The Atlanta Journal-Constitution," "Alive," "The Marietta Daily Journal" and other publications.
It’s a shocking statistic that one in four women and one in seven men are physically abused by their intimate partner, according to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Both you and the date are guarded, trying to obtain information about the other as much as possible without seeming like a police detective.Romantic relationships can be wonderful with the right person.If your partner displays the following behaviors, it's possible you're in an abusive relationship: 1. He comes on strong, claiming, "I've never felt loved like this before by anyone." You get pressured for an exclusive commitment almost immediately.
He switches from loving to angry in a matter of minutes. Some resources to check into for both male and female victims are: safehorizon.org, ncdva.org, and
So, why not plan to avoid entering into an abusive relationship in the first place? He tries to cut you off from family and friends, deprives you of a phone or car, or tries to prevent you from holding a job. The abuser says, "You make me angry" instead of "I'm angry." "I wouldn't get so pissed off if you wouldn't...ypersensitive. He enjoys throwing you down or holding you down against your will; he finds the idea of rape exciting.