He tells you that you are doing it the wrong way or that things you are interested in are stupid.Questions to ask yourself: Does he get extremely angry if you do not follow through? Do you really want to be controlled by another person? He tells you that he sees you looking at other men.There were so many times that I would wake up not knowing how I was going to face the day.But then I'd remember my children—and the responsibility I had to them—and I did what I needed to do.Does his jealousy control where and when you go out? Questions to ask yourself: Is he afraid they will not like him (or see his true colors? He has met your family and friends and none of them have anything good to say about him.) Is he trying to control you by alienating you from family and friends? It is important to remember that they love you and truly want you to be happy.He does not like you talking to other men – including your friend’s husbands or your brother’s friends.He says that he wants you all to himself and does not like to share.
"I would never put up with ()."I hung in for months after discovering my husband's affair—and no one was more surprised than I was.
"It's too bad you have children—you'll always be connected because of them."This was very painful to hear.
My kids were often the singular reason that I got out of bed many mornings following my divorce.
"I'd never survive if it happened to me."This is like the opposite of the above comment—implying that divorce is something that would decimate the average person.
I only wanted to feel "typical"—not some freak or outsider because of my new status.8.I was alone not by choice, and as the result of a devastating event.4. "It's ultimately for the best."It's natural to want to offer hope in this situation.