Abuse is rarely constant but alternates between: tension building, acting out, the honeymoon period and calm.Not all relationships follow the same cycle, and individual experiences vary, some stages - especially the honeymoon or calm periods, may shorten or be left out completely, especially as the abuse intensifies over a period of time.This book should be compulsory in schools - the information is so clear and so obvious and such an eye-opener!
This truly is a MUST READ for anyone seriously trying to understand domestic abuse and how to cope with an abusive relationship: To order in the US: Why Does He Do That?
Valentine's Day is nearing, signaling a looming romantic milestone for any new couple.
It made us want to get to the bottom of a tricky relationship question.
If you have become a punch bag in a travesty of a relationship, then I implore you to make your own health and safety your number one priority.
Of course, there are many types of abuse and emotional bullying, however subtle, can still make you feel under attack.