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You need to be able to tell the difference between a silly nickname and an abusive one.
Any time your partner chooses to insult you, your appearance, your intelligence, your choices or opinions it’s emotional abuse.
In this series of articles, we will explore each warning sign in more depth so that you will have a better idea about what each sign means and if you need to address a problem in your relationship.
Our second early warning sign of abuse is: Insults you, calls you names This may seem like an obvious warning sign.
NOTE: We are re-posting this article on Warning Signs – Insults You/Calls You Names to allow you to read some of the excellent comments we’ve received from those who are or have been in an abusive relationship.
Please be aware that these comments are for informational purposes only; we cannot verify the validity of each individual comment.
You might be a nerd, a jock, a popular and be proud about it.
DASH’s early warning signs are meant to guide you in determining whether your relationship is healthy.
The old rhyme “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me” certainly isn’t true.
Names, particularly if they are hurled at you by someone who claims to love you, can be terribly painful.
And if the woman doesn't get the response she expected, it could damage her confidence enough to derail the whole relationship entirely.
I guess my advice to my future daughter would be this: "If you love a man and want to have a long relationship with him, give him time to get there.
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In that moment, he either loves you back or he doesn't -- you only hear the black or white of a 'yes' or 'no,' not the gray of "Well, I like you a whole lot and I could see myself falling in love with you, but I'm just not quite there yet." And the truth is, it often takes men longer to get there than it does for women.