The cycle of abuse.
It can be hard to determine if you are in an abusive relationship. I should have known from the very first signs, but I was blinded by young High School love. I hope you can avoid such a relationship early enough to get out easier.
Unfortunately, between victim blaming and how some behaviors have become the “norm” in society, we tend to think it’s normal.
Below is a Power and Control Wheel.
A few months ago I came across this wheel. The more I looked it over in detail, the more I found myself nodding to each and every word.
Are you in an abusive relationship? Know the red flags.