You said losing me was your biggest fear. You're a brave man, because no matter how many times you blame this on me, i didnt decide this. Day by day you chose to let me leave. You watched it happen. Yes, you decided to end us. I just finally said the word
The symptoms of abuse are there, and the woman usually sees them: the escalating frequency of put-downs. Early generosity turning more and more to selfishness. Verbal explosions when he is irritated or when he doesn’t get his way. Her grievances.