”, which may help you to identify and highlight experiences of concern within your relationship.This article was published to the Internet several years ago and was originally written to help identify “Losers” in relationships.If you’re dating a ‘loser’, you may recognize in your partner some of these characteristics described by Consulting Clinical Psychologist Joseph M. This article continues with a note on dangerous versions of the ‘loser’ and offers guidelines for detachment.Also see the new “Relationship Quiz: True Love or True Loser?
In fact, the leading cause of death in pregnant women is domestic homicide, which is to say they are killed by their intimate partners.
If we limit our understanding of abusive behavior to physical violence, we risk ignoring other red flags we should be heeding.
Abusive relationships are about more than physical violence and usually involve emotional, verbal, and psychological abuse as well.
However all too many people ignore the clear warnings and get married -- and, the elders tell us, live through a horrendous period (or even an entire married life), suffering the consequences of that dumb decision.
Sifting through hundreds of responses, I learned about four warning signs that should make you very reluctant to commit to a relationship.