•He inspires you to be a better person and to trust yourself to chase after your dreams……..
•If someone hurts you, don’t make excuses for them.
It’s really, really hard to be let down by the person you love, and sometimes it seems easier to ignore the pain or to brush it off.
• You love and trust him, and he feels the same way about you……..
OR BECAUSE you are afraid that if you break up with him he will start dating someone else just to make you jealous.
• He lets you have your own life and lots of friends, independent of him……..
OR BECAUSE He’s the only person you have, and you are afraid that without him you will be all alone.
They won’t force you to stay with them, or punish you for needing to figure things out.
•You are a beautiful, brave, smart and amazing person!
• Things aren’t perfect, but you feel safe and valued even when you disagree…….. OR BECAUSE If you break up with him he will punish you. •You have a right to end a relationship at any time, for any reason.
OR BECAUSE You feel obligated to stay with him, and you are just trying to wait out this bad time until things are better again. I had a friend who broke up with a boy because he didn’t like Taylor Swift! It’s hard to tell someone that you don’t want to date them anymore, but if it’s not working for you then don’t stay just because you don’t know how to leave.
•Your boyfriend makes you feel stupid, fat, ugly or unworthy of anything •He has cheated on you. •He calls you a bitch, or a slut, or a whore, or any other derogatory name. Are You Staying With Him Because: • He makes you feel confident, empowered and appreciated……..