An abusive partner will tell you that no one else will love you because you are fat, ugly, stupid – pick a word.Some partners may use the most disgusting references in order to crush your self esteem.
You might be a nerd, a jock, a popular and be proud about it.
Having others call you names might roll right off you.
If people you don’t really care about call you names, it may not be as upsetting.
If that person is your boyfriend or girlfriend it becomes a whole different story.
Even though everyone predicted that I would get killed in this terrible Third World Country, I packed my suitcase and headed to Manila.
I stayed in this crazy place for a couple of days until I decided to spend another couple of weeks in Cebu.Remember, if the person you love is making you feel bad about yourself then he/she really doesn’t love you. You should feel free to express who you really are with your partner. For confidential help, please call the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866-331-9474.You shouldn’t feel that you need to fix yourself in order to meet your partner’s standard. Recognize the signs of dating abuse and get help if your relationship exhibits any of these characteristics. loveisrespect.org, a collaboration of Break the Cycle and the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline, can now answer your questions and concerns via text message.If you need help, please contact a professional organization such as at 1-866-331-9474.DASH’s early warning signs are meant to guide you in determining whether your relationship is healthy.Emotional abuse can happen to any one and it may eventually escalate to physical abuse if it isn’t stopped. Abusers know that they can control you emotionally because no one wants to admit that someone else has treated them so poorly. Simply text “Love Is” to 77054 for confidential help.