He wants his partner to devote herself fully to catering to him, even if it means that her own needs—or her children’s—get neglected.
You can pour all your energy into keeping your partner content, but if he has this mind-set, he’ll never be satisfied for long.
Our thrown-away digital technology is showing up overseas in huge piles of toxic heavy metals and plastic!
And yet there are still people who keep wanting technology and the future to keep going.
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He’ll get severely depressed, causing her to worry whether he’ll be all right.
And, depending on what style of abuser he is, she may know that he will become dangerous when she tries to leave him. I feel utterly powerless, and that feeling is my prision.
Has he ever raised a fist as if he were going to hit you?
Has he ever thrown an object that hit you or nearly did? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then we can stop wondering whether he’ll ever be violent; he already has been.” ― Lundy Bancroft, “Now let's move on to the subject of how a real man treats his wife.