8 warning signs dating violence
The same as why I hadn’t gone out with them the weekend before that one, or the weekend before that.
This is a big missed sign for a lot of domestic violence victims, yet it’s often the single most telling sign that abuse may be in the future.
Because if everything is the victim’s fault, then it’s never the abuser’s fault.
And the abuser doesn’t need to feel as if they are doing anything wrong…like abusing you.
I do this because I value his opinion, and I respect it.
But at the end of the day, I’m going to weigh my feelings along with his, and I’m still going to do what’s best for me.