HOW TO IDENTIFY
- Person's Past:
- Was person abused as a child?
- Was this person's mother abused when they were a child?
- Person's Responsibility and Anger Level:
- Does person refuse to take responsibility for their actions?
- Does person minimize their negative behavior?
- Does person lose their temper easily?
- Does person talk about violence or suggest it as an option?
- Does person talk about situations where they are always in control?
- Does person talk about incidents where their behavior could be considered unusual and/or cruel?
- Does there appear to be an extreme to person's kindness or cruelty?
- Person's Possessiveness:
- Does person expect you to spend all your free time with them?
- Does person expect you to drop your responsibilities to spend time with them?
- Person' Attitude Toward Opposite Sex:
- Does person talk about the role of man as the traditionalist, male supremacy and submission of the wife or she talk about how women have been taken advantage of and abused?
- Does person expect you to take all their advice?
- Does person display jealousy? Is person jealous of strangers, family members, everyone?
- Person's Personality:
- Does person drink/do drugs a lot?
- Does person appear to have a dual personality?
- Person's Manipulation and Control:
- Does person want you to lie about them to friends and family?
- Does person want you to keep financials secret from friends and family?
- Does person take control of your money and charge cards while dating?
- Does person try to impress you with their family's success?
- Is it difficult to check on person's past?
- Person's Inability to Relate on an Intimate Level:
- Does person lack intimacy in sex?
- Does person exhibit voyeurism?
- Does person continually request/demand things sexually that you are not comfortable with?
- Does person demand frequent sex?
- How You Respond to this Person:
- Do you spend too much energy on trying NOT to make this person angry?
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