At first being together all the time may seem romantic.He only wants us to be able to do more things together.
It does not discriminate and can happen to anyone in any relationship, whether it’s one that is casual and short-term or serious and monogamous.
Assessing Personality Evaluating Your Relationship Recognizing Signs of Victimization Community Q&A If you have been the victim of an abusive relationship in the past, you should be especially careful about who you enter into a relationship with in the future so that you do not repeat a pattern.
Debating which is the better song or team or idea is something every one does, but if your partner insists that you think like he/she does your personal opinions are being limited . When he/she confronts you, you feel that you can diffuse the situation by agreeing to do what he/she wants.
By questioning your ideas and thoughts, the abuser makes you vulnerable to his/her influence. This warning sign is a signal that what your partner is doing is not love: it’s control. If your boyfriend or girlfriend likes to see you wear a certain style of clothing, that may be fine.
She may be able to give you guidance about your style or he may really like to see you in a certain color.
But a line is crossed if you feel you have to wear a particular style to avoid a confrontation.Abusive behavior follows a pattern; it happens frequently and is meant to make you question your own thoughts and feelings. You may feel that you have to do things his/her way in order to keep the peace.He/she may challenge your ideas or actions telling you that the way you do things is “wrong”.Dating 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.Violent words and actions are tools an abusive partner uses to gain and maintain power and control over their partner.