Words are the most damaging-you don't forget them.
From the outsiders point of view or for someone actually in one?<br />
Outsiders: Having to double check with a partner before going out or calling back friends.<br />
If you're in one: It's best to look up websites for this type of thing, for support and info.<br />
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/domestic_violence_abuse_help_treatment_prevention.htm <br />
You have to understand that isn't nothing YOU have done, and nothing will change unless he realizes that it's not your fault. It's his fault and HIS problem. And he needs to be a man and get help. *hugs*
for god sakes-it's not you-thinking it is just gives him te power.
controlling, jealous, paranoid, possesive, verbal put downs just a real pain in the a$$
Having a "Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" personality - acting one way in front of other people and another way when you are alone.
Asking this question is somewhat revealing.
Don't wait for too many "first signs".
Not been an expert but l would think its the need to control/dictate how you act
How you feel x
being scard of your partner... he will start dragging u down vurbaly and then it will change to him eventually getting phisically abusive
Words that say .. can't