Teen dating violence quotes
Friends say: “He treats you that way because he can get away with it.
I would never let someone treat me that way.” But she knows that the times when she puts her foot down the most firmly, he responds by becoming his angriest and most intimidating.
He will just keep coming up with more demands because he believes his needs are your responsibility, until you feel drained down to nothing.” ― Lundy Bancroft, “The abusive man’s high entitlement leads him to have unfair and unreasonable expectations, so that the relationship revolves around his demands.
His attitude is: “You owe me.” For each ounce he gives, he wants a pound in return.
I hadn't even taken a shower, and I did not put on an ounce of makeup.
Alex came to understand that only those who pressed charges ever became truly free, because the life they were leading was a prison, even if most of them wouldn’t admit it.” You become silently enraged, both at the person who is dominating you and at yourself for allowing the domination.
Someone else is in control of your life, just as assuredly as if you were a slave obeying orders.
“YOUR ABUSIVE PARTNER DOESN’T HAVE A PROBLEM WITH HIS ANGER; HE HAS A PROBLEM WITH YOUR ANGER.
One of the basic human rights he takes away from you is the right to be angry with him.