But victims of emotional and verbally abusive relationships know those feelings all too well.
They know how just the thought of that person — no matter how far removed — can stop them dead in their tracks.
Getting out of the abusive situation is the first step toward healing and moving on in your life, but unfortunately, your work doesn't end there.
Once you are physically safe and secure, it is a good idea that you seek professional help for any abuse-related difficulties you may develop.
This is an excellent site for men , but only women seem to frequent it.
I am a 45-year old man who finalized an 18 month separation/divorce a year ago.
Most likely that you were comfortable with the behavior you received from them.
What I got from the relationship was adoration, but not love and I mistakenly confused the two as the same thing for many years.
Lynn is currently dating a man who is kind, gentle, and understanding.
He has done nothing to send off any indication that he would harm her or become aggressive.
If you have become dependent on a substance due to the trauma of abuse, don't worry, help is available. It is important to keep in mind that each individual will have a different response to abuse.
Each person experiences abuse differently, and is able to cope with abuse in different ways depending on their circumstances.