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anonymous Anonymous

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I was dating a man for 4 months and he become physically abusive with me after an argument two months into the relationship,i.e. he put me into a choke hold, restrained me on the sofa, bruising my arms and right hand, in addition to pushing me and head butting me causing a concussion. He claimed that he had never abused any woman before and he said he did this to me, because I was so angry and was cursing.  I was mad, as he had been verbally abusing the night before and treating me poorly in general, but I never physically attacked him during my angry episode. Since then I decided to not deal with him, as the relationship is unhealthy and his past relationships were bad in addition to being a long time, serious alcoholic.  He also broke one of my apt windows in a drunken rage.  He recently tried to talk me into going back with him and said he was going to get help for his addiction, but I am very wary.  I have been in one abusive relationship before and know the signs and am wondering if this guy is yet another abuser.  It is hard to accept. What do you think?

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Let’s see..choke hold, bruises, head butting, concussion, serious alcoholic, broken window in a drunken rage, history of bad relationships and your asking if he sounds like an abuser because it is hard to “accept“?  


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