had few boundaries to speak of and even less self-esteem and I was willing to consider this treatment a fair price for being in a relationship. At the time, I didnt believe I could do better or that anyone else would ever be interested. You may feel sad because it seems all he cares about is making lots of money, accomplishments or fame. Every time she would refuse he would punish her, either berating her for her lack of consideration for his needs, belittling her appearance and attitudes, or just becoming increasingly passive-aggressive. But he probably just feels hell only worthy of you once he conquers the world.
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The Value of Boundaries, stop me if any of this sounds familiar to you: You cant spend time with your friends without your significant other because he or she gets jealous if you have a life outside of your relationship. One of the most common signs of a predatory, abusive personality is the testing of boundaries: trying to push someone further and further out of their comfort zone, using a cycle of rewards and punishments in order to manipulate someone into being willing to knuckle. And its f*cking heartbreaking. You two may have such an obvious, beautiful opportunity for love but he squanders. When you threaten to leave them empty again they go crazy or become irrational. Its another entirely when youre being made to feel like you have no choice or when youre only agreeing to because youre afraid of the potential fallout if you refuse.