Early signs dating violence
Everyone has to put up with a certain amount of unfairness in life.
We don't like it, but we deal with it and move on; we try to improve our situations and our experiences.
Very Early Warning Sign #2: Resentment Resentment is a negative mood caused by focus on perceptions of unfairness.
Resentful people feel like they are not getting the help, consideration, praise, reward, or affection they believe is due them.
So it seems only fair, from their myopic perspectives, that they get compensation for their constant frustrations. Here's the logic: "It's so hard being me, I shouldn't have to wait in line, too!
" "With all I have to put up with, I deserve to take a few supplies from the office." "With the kind of day I had, you expect me to mow the lawn?
The resentful waste their emotional energy by dwelling on the unfairness of others (while remaining oblivious to their own unfairness).
They think (mistakenly) that they don't know how to improve their lives.
By the time many people notice the obvious red flags, they're already attached to an abuser, which makes it much harder for them to leave the relationship.However, if you notice several of them in your relationship or partner, you may need to re-evaluate your dating relationship.These warning signs include: If you or someone you know is experiencing dating violence, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY).More useful than a list of obvious red flags are guidelines based onof a potentially abusive relationship, signs that are visible before an attachment bond is formed.The following is a list of qualities to look for in a potential lover. Note: During the early stages of your relationship, your partner is not likely to do any of these things to you.