He used to put you up on a pedestal…and now all he does is try to tear you down.

- You are afraid to talk, or when you do talk you feel like you are never heard, your words are taken out of context, misunderstood, or blatantly ignored.

They often don’t actually feel guilty about what they have done, only that they were caught. Slowly, you lose your friends until you feel like your partner is the only person you have left. Each time he hurts you, he apologizes and promises that it will never happen again or that he will change.

You have no support group and therefore your partner gains more power. You want to believe that this is possible, but the cycle keeps repeating and each time your self-esteem is chipped away at, bit by bit.

Do you feel like your significant other can be a little too charming?

The signs may be there, you just need to know what they are.

If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices.

How many of you ladies actually trust your instincts when it comes to dating? He’ll flatter you with comments, act concerned and even play the ‘just to check’ card.

Toxic relationships disrupt life and can introduce infinite waves of abuse and pain.

It is not uncommon for individuals who have never been involved in this type of romance to wonder if their partner has a disorder.

You might try to talk about how you are feeling–your partner turns everything around and tries to talk about everything you’re doing wrong.