On my 17th birthday party, he got drunk. My ex tried that too- setting rules and boundaries to maintain some leash of control over me even after the breakup. What did I do? And I know in my head that I deserve to be happy and loved. I felt as though the author watched a movie of my life to write this book.
We spoke with survivors of emotional abuse and came up with the following:
After Emotional Abuse: Do the Side-Effects Ever Disappear?
So I kept excusing everything he did. I ached to be a Mum, and I still do. You Might Also Like: Now he is obsessed and is a monster. He had a difficult childhood and was supposedly cheated on by his ex girlfriend, also had drinking issues and would throw tantrums and sometimes get physical, but not too badly. Or, in the early stages of a new relationship.