4. Physical or Sexual Abuse

Abuse of any form should not be tolerated in a relationship. Unfortunately, many people fail to recognize signs of domestic abuse for a number of reasons. You must first realize that no matter what, you NEVER deserve to be abused. If your partner hits you, beats you, rapes you (and yes, this includes marital rape), or inflicts any sort of physical violence on you, try your best to get out of the situation. I know this is often easier said than done, but realize not all men are like this and that you are worthy of someone who will treat your body with respect!

Mental or Emotional Abuse

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emmajean09
I got into a relationship about a month ago, and then quickly realized that my guy has an ex girlfriend who is very forward about being in love with him still. That is the first problem. The second pr...
QueenB
Don't forget men can also be abused..
Ask The Universe
I just ended an 11 year relationship where most of the situation mention was happening! I cannot believe I let it continue for so long!!! However it was the loneliness and the lying and secretiveness!...
Camille
You know I'm just getting out of a relationship that none of this happen...except extremely manipulative in a way that he made all the rules in our dealings and kept or keeps me bad or women at arms l...
holls
I was in an emotionally abusive relationship and it's so hard to leave. You get told so many bad things that you believe them. Thankfully I got the courage to leave but it wasn't until afterwards that...
Jennifer
Sherri I also know someone in a relationship like this. My best friend. As frustrating as it is to see someone you care about in this kind of situation the worst thing you could do is stop being her f...
Melissa
Tasha, great point. I agree sometimes a lot of us have big hearts and find it easier to ignore or seek the best of that person.
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