Do you feel trapped?
Like sitting at the bottom of a deep well. No light. No life. No hope.
He pushes your buttons with remarkable precision – he knows exactly where they are.
“You’re just like your mother!”, he barks.
“Tired? You?!!”, he rolls his eyes with contempt, “You make me laugh.”
“So you’re smart, ha?”, his face dangerously close to yours.
Then he plays the nice guy, to lull your vigilance and catch you off guard. With criticism, lies, and intimidation.
Just to suddenly strike you with his,“Now, what’s wrong?”
You try to comprehend your partner’s behaviour. Blaming yourself for the “wrong” questions and being “stupid”.
Sinking deeper and deeper into despair. [Read more…]