Found on AskReddit.
1. When you find yourself not telling friends or family about things your SO has done/the way you’re being treated.
“When you find yourself not telling friends or family about things your SO has done/the way you’re being treated because ‘they wouldn’t understand’ and you don’t want to make your SO look bad.”
2. When there are all these ‘rules’ you don’t know about until you break them.
“There were all of these unspoken ‘rules’ I didn’t know about until I would incur his wrath for breaking them.”
3. When you’re crying and they tell you to shut up.
“I was crying in front of him and he just told me to shut up :/.”
4. When they take pleasure in your pain.
“When she genuinely chuckled at the sight of me crying and being upset, and then vigorously tried to hide it.
Her genuine reaction showed me she was excited at my pain. Then I realized throughout the relationship, she would cause pain, then make me feel like an asshole for feeling emotions because it made her feel guilt and she didn’t like that so fuck me for not being a cyborg.
I’m not kidding, after that moment I noped the fuck out of that relationship.”