Red flags for dating abuse
Resentful people feel like they are not getting the help, consideration, praise, reward, or affection they believe is due them.
Everyone has to put up with a certain amount of unfairness in life.
Their blame of others can make you look great by comparison: "You're so smart, sensitive, caring, and loving, not like that bitch I used to go out with." "Why couldn't I have met you before that self-centered, greedy, woman I used to date?
" "You're so calm and together, and she was so crazy and paranoid." Hearing this kind of thing might make you think that all he really needs is the understanding and love of a good woman to change his luck.
Emotional abuse, verbal abuse, and domestic violence are on the rise, especially among young people.
The campaign encourages friends and other campus community members to say something when they see warning signs ("red flags") for sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking in a friend’s relationship.
I realize that I need to be ready to recognize red flags, and quickly so that if any of my friends were getting hurt, it could be stopped.
It’s not always easy to tell at the beginning of a relationship if it will become abusive.
Blamers will certainly cause pain for you if you come to love one.
Very Early Warning Sign #2: Resentment Resentment is a negative mood caused by focus on perceptions of unfairness.