They can turn what is supposed to be a loving, supporting, and understanding relationship into the “fatal attraction” often described in movies.
A variety of “bad choices” may be encountered each week — most of which are easy to identify and avoid.
For this group I have also recently published “Stockholm Syndrome: The Psychological Mystery of Loving an Abuser”.
Obviously, this article has created the need for sequels.
I’ve been contacted for help by the friends and loved ones of people involved in relationships with Losers (controlling and/or abusive partners).
The loved ones want to understand the situation and ask for recommendations and guidance.
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When a high number of these features are present — it’s not a ‘probably’ or a ‘possibly’.
It’s also obvious these warning signs are not only found in dating relationships — but in our spouse, our parents, our friends, and our relatives.
There are more victims in the environment of the Loser than his or her partner.
Very few relationships start on terms other than sweetness and politeness.
In the beginning, “the honeymoon” of the relationship, it’s difficult to determine what type of individual you are dating.