5 Signs You are in An Abusive Relationship.
At Filler Rodriguez LLP we deal with divorce on a daily basis. Unfortunately, many of our cases involve men and women in abusive relationships. Many if not most individuals in abusive relationships do not recognize that they are in one.
The following are 5 signs you are in an abusive relationship:
1. Your spouse, partner was extremely charming.
Your spouse, partner was extremely charming and adored you when your relationship started. In most cases you never felt so adored in any prior relationship. This is how an abuser brings you under their control. They may tell you to quit your job and they will take care of you.
2. Your spouse, partner starts to insult you or demean you in small ways.
As your relationship progresses you notice that your spouse, partner starts to insult you or demean you in small ways. For example, you may say something, and they tell you to shut up or that you are stupid. After the overwhelming display of adoration at the beginning of the relationship, the insult is shocking, so you ignore it or question whether you heard it right. You decide to let it go and make excuses that everyone has bad days or they must be under pressure.
3. Your spouse, partner, criticizes your family.
Your spouse, partner, criticizes your family, friends and slowly but surely attempts to alienate you from them. This will begin with their apparent desire to just be with you. They will display jealousy, so you feel flattered. The spouse, partner will cut you off from money or will try to control you with money.
4. The abusive partner will snap.
Finally, the abusive partner will snap and will either physically hurt you or be so emotionally abusive that you become emotionally crippled. This can be a physical assault or a barrage of threats and insults. At this point, you realize you are in an abusive relationship and you resolve to leave the abusive relationship.
5. The last phase keeps the victim in the abusive relationship.
The last phase is what keeps the victim in the abusive relationship. The abusive partner spouse once again becomes charming and begs forgiveness. They will swear it will never happen again. You want to believe them because you have grown to love them, and you may be financially dependent upon them. Because you are isolated you have no one to turn to for advice. So you stay in the abusive relationship.
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If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, review the 5 signs you are in an abusive relationship and seek help from the family law attorneys at Filler Rodriguez LLP.
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