Signs of an unhealthy dating relationship
Lou and his wife, Kim, have been married since 1987 and are the parents of two girls, Sophia and Gabriella.These are the which author Lou Priolo cites: Persistent Doubts About the Relationship A Contentious Spirit Avoidance of Certain Issues or Topics of Discussion Increased Physical Intimacy Fear of Terminating the Relationship Strong Opposition from Family and Friends Lack of Spiritual Harmony Pride Anger Impatience Intolerance Selfishness Inability to Resolve Conflicts Lack of Compassion Disrespect or Contempt Bitterness Irresponsible Behavior Irrational Thinking Excessive Passivity Legalism or Perfectionism Unresolved Conflicts Deceitfulness Intemperance Few Areas of Common Interests “The little things we gloss over at the start of a relationship can grow into thorny vines which can strangle a marriage and bury it in toxic fruit.This week I’ve been speaking to church and community leaders in Tortola, British Virgin Islands on what they can do to help victims of domestic violence.Last week I read two stories in the national news of college students who were beaten to death by their boyfriends.It’s important to teach your daughter how to say “no” and to be willing to say “no” early in a dating relationship. Is she free to express her different opinions as well as her own thoughts and feelings without fear?For example, when she says “No, I can’t talk on the phone right now, I have a test to study for or home work to do”, pay attention to his response. Or is their relationship all about making him happy and doing what he wants? Have you ever missed school or work due to the effects of abuse? Have you ever used makeup or dark glasses to hide bruises, or have you covered up by making excuses to a doctor or coworker for injuries sustained during an attack?Lou has been married to his wife, Kim, since 1987 and has two daughters, Sophia and Gabriella.A healthy relationship is every couple’s fairytale storyline.
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