Abuser red flags dating
Estimates are that 1 out of 4 women will experience an abusive relationship and there are often many early, detectible warning signs. Controlling behaviors often are the first indicators – anything they ask or demand you do to change who you are, your appearance or behavior seem like simple, compromise-type relationship concessions but are often veiled warning signs that this relationship may turn abusive.Physical or sexual violence may occur without warning.While personality quirks or bad habits can be overlooked or change over time, there are some red flags that should not be ignored as they might be indicative of more serious—even dangerous—concerns.
Everyone gets angry sometimes, it’s the frequency and severity of your partner’s reactions that should act as a guide for your concerns.
Expressing anger, even by yelling, can release tension, frustration and pain—if done in a safe manner; but it should not be used as a method of control in any situation.
“I would consider any strong attachment to stereotypical gender roles to be bad news for the exact reason that it gets in the way of them treating you as a full partner.
Plus, it shows a certain lack of mental flexibility,” added another.
If you answer yes to one or more of these questions, you may be at risk – please call 937-498-7261 to speak with a domestic violence advocate.