Dating after an abusive relationship
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First, I knew I had to look deep into why my self-esteem was so low.
One of the scariest things for me, after leaving an abusive relationship, was dating again.
She feared, as she hardly knew him, that this might be a red flag.
I only saw what I wanted to see and denied the rest. So, I didn’t have huge faith in my instincts or my judgement. In them, he calls her his ‘baby girl’ and his ‘princess’.
Many are dating after abuse and are like I once was, terrified of doing so. They’re unsure if they can trust their judgement and scared of another abusive relationship. One woman started dating after abuse and posted some text messages from a guy she has recently met online.