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originally posted by: lovebeck
You are, absolutely and totally, a victim of abuse...Has nothing to do with being "comfortable." This statement, to me, shows that you have NO self worth. He's pretty much depleted it, but that doesn't mean it is lost forever.
originally posted by: Lovely1973
I am finding strength day by day and I have to build up to action against him that I can sustain - problem is I suffer with terrible guilt which I hate myself for saying and I know it sounds like a cliche but when he is nice and 'normal' I am so relieved that I go along with it but then he becomes aggressive and irrational and I'm back to square one.
At least now I have an awareness of the reality of the situation and through therapy and my course I know I will find it in myself to stand up on my own.