Eight Obvious Signs Your Partner is Taking Advantage of You
I’m including the parts that remind me of my ex fiance’, who, aside from a certain family member of mine, is THE most self-absorbed person I’ve ever known or met. He never cared about my needs, but he expected me to meet HIS needs.
He also expected me to help him pay his bills (which I did on occasion), but he didn’t help me pay mine, when I fell on hard times. What a selfish, entitled jerk. But a lot of men are socialized by culture and their churches or parents to think this is normal – that the woman exists to meet the MAN’S needs, but he isn’t expected or required to reciprocate.
(Link): Eight Obvious Signs Your Partner is Taking Advantage of You by H. Rose
…No one deserves to be taken advantage of, over-ruled or degraded. If your significant other is constantly tearing you down and causing you to dwell on negative emotions, leave the relationship.
You deserve the best. If your relationship contains any of these eight signs, seek help and get out of your relationship… fast!
…It is all about your partners needs
Does your partner ever call to ask how your day went? Do they go out of their way to make sure you are genuinely doing OK? Do they ask you about the small details about your life?
If your partner is constantly consumed with their life and their needs, proceed with caution. A partner that does not concentrate equally to both individuals in the relationship will likely not change their priorities down the road.
You put in more effort
Ever noticed that things are unequal between the two of you? The amount of money spent, time invested and resources divided always seems to be a little heavier on your side of things. If your partner requests your help, time and energy, you should feel comfortable enough to ask for the same things in return. If you are giving all you have and not receiving anything in return, it’s time to leave.
(Link): The Selfish, Lazy Husband Who Kept Blowing Off His Stressed Wife to Go on World War 2 Reenactments – Male Entitlement in Relationships: Why Women Divorce Men – and Churches and Culture Support This Male Entitlement