Abuse in Marriage
Abuse in Marriage can fall into one or more of the following categories
Abuse resulting from Addictions
Surviving Infidelity and Emotional Abuse - by 1lovespirit
What does emotional abuse as a result of infidelity look like? Are you are victim of manipulation by your husband? See the signs of manipulations when they start cheating - Hint: they are not that easy to detect.
Ten Ways Control Issues Can Harm a Marriage
Is your spouse too controlling? Are you too passive? Or are the roles reversed? Either way, if decisions in your marriage are normally a “tug of war” struggle and the same partner either almost always wins or almost always gives in, then your marriage is being impacted by control issues.
Control issues refer to who’s in control, who’s in charge, or who’s getting their way. What’s at stake is the power in the relationship and how differences are resolved......
* Do you ever feel like you are losing control; imagining things; having severe mental distortions of reality; or are completely, totally out of your mind?
* Do you often swing from elated feelings of happiness to severe feelings of deep depression?
* Are you sometimes struggling to smile?
* Do you think about your partner and your relationship all the time?
* Do you rehash moments with him and try to figure out what really happened, and if your perceptions of the situation were real or just in your mind? .....
Battered Woman's & Man's Guide of Signs To Look For In A Battering Personality!
Many women are interested in ways that they can predict whether they are about to become involved with someone who will be physically abusive. Usually battering occurs between a man and a woman, but lesbians can be battered too.
Below is a list of behaviors that are seen in people who beat their girlfriends or wives. The last four signs listed are battering, but many women don't realize this is the beginning of physical abuse......
You May Be In A Domestic Violence Relationship and Suffering From Abuse!
All my life I've heard or witnessed domestic violence acts of men abusing women and women abusing men. Whether it was walking down the street seeing a man aggressively grab his lady, hearing a scream come from a building I was passing or hearing the crys behind closed doors.
The sad part is there are so many women (and men) accepting this as “normal” behavior. It's difficult to admit to oneself that you are in a Domestic Violence relationshp and are being abused. You think, “How could this happen to me?” .....
Understanding Addictions In Relationship: What To Do If Your Partner Is An Alcoholic Addict?
There is no relationship that can breed more frustration and unhappiness than a relationship where one of the partners is an alcoholic. Such a relationship will be marked by constant arguments, financial turmoil, emotional blackmail and even physical abuse. It is a relationship where one partner is always at the receiving end, and lives on the hope that the addict will kick the habit one day......
Is there Life after being Betrayed by a Sex Addict
You just found out that your partner has a sexual addiction that has kept him/her having a secret life, one that often involves one-night stands, prostitutes, and 'sex-buddies'.
What should you do?
Number One! Go get medically tested for STD's and then kick his/her arse to the curb! You do not need to be together at this time, as space apart is needed to work through your thoughts, emotions, and feelings......
What is Abusive-Codependency?
Abusers tend to display characteristics of the codependent personality, as well as do those who stay in abusive relationships.
Codependent Personality Disorder is a dysfunctional relationship with ourselves. The codependent is characterized by their obsessive and repeated attempts to live their life through another, or to live their life for another. To enable this 'switch' they attempt to control another and to control circumstances. The codependent may often feel like they are a victim, or that everything wrong in their life is another's fault. They have the tendency to blame others for wrongness within themselves, or to be hypervigilant to other's actions and opinions. They may attempt to 'fix' others, or feel an intense anxiety in a relationship. They fear intimacy, yet - self-contradicting - have an intense fear of being alone or abandoned......