In this series of articles, we will explore each warning sign in more depth so that you will have a better idea about what each sign means and if you need to address a problem in your relationship.
Our second early warning sign of abuse is: Insults you, calls you names This may seem like an obvious warning sign.
Constant criticism will compel the victim to “improve” him/herself.
After all, if the person who loves you thinks you’re stupid then it must be true.
You might be a nerd, a jock, a popular and be proud about it.
Having others call you names might roll right off you.
Many abusers will humiliate or embarrass their partners in public as a method of control to “prove” that only the abuser can love them.
A victim of emotional abuse may start to blame themselves for the abuser’s behavior and come to believe what the abuser says.
While I would be okay if she were doing this and I knew about it, this has been going on since before we met.If you need help, please contact a professional organization such as at 1-866-331-9474.DASH’s early warning signs are meant to guide you in determining whether your relationship is healthy.An abusive partner will tell you that no one else will love you because you are fat, ugly, stupid – pick a word.Some partners may use the most disgusting references in order to crush your self esteem.