Start Dating a controlling man

Dating a controlling man

The abuser may show little concern for his partner's wishes and will use sulking and anger to manipulate compliance.

First, anything that makes you feel uncomfortable or fearful is a clear red flag.

Holding someoneback in order to make demands, such as "You will listen to me! If you are in Midcoast Maine in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and Waldo counties, New Hope for Women is here to help by calling our toll-free number at 1-800-522-3304, visiting our ‘Contact’ page, or stopping by any of our Midcoast offices.

Exploit: to make full use of and derive benefit from in an unfair or selfish way. Does your boyfriend reap all the benefits of having the best parts of you, without you receiving any emotional support in return?

An abuser will blame others for all problems or for the abuser's own shortcomings.

Someone is always out to get the abuser or is an obstacle to the abuser's achievements.

The following is a list of behaviors that may indicate a potential batterer.

It is not the purpose of the listing to imply that every person with some of these attributes is a batterer or potential batterer.

The abuser will pressure the victim to commit to the relationship.