I want to get out of an abusive 5yr live in relationship but i love him
We have been together for 5yrs,I am 34 and he is 28 he screams and shouts Calls me bad names.I have a 10 year old son and we Often argue in front of him. I pay rent clean cook and do the laundry, he is in charge of groceries. He leaves me and goes out to drink almost every night I try to talk to him about it but he doesn't listen. He will just get angry and brush me off in the most harsh way. I don't know why I am afraid to leave,but I do want to leave,but we live in my apartment. Why should I have to leave?Sometimes we argue and it gets physical and he hits
Me like a man I am 120lbs and 5'7. I have a really low self esteem,I've lost 10 lbs since we got together,with all the stress, I hate myself.
I can't go anywhere with my friends he gets really mad,I'm always home. Please help me to help myself get out of this relationship.
____________________________________________Answer from Stella:
You have made the right move towards ending this abusive relationship. Yes, your partner is guilty of physical and emotional abuse! And if leaving your own home helps you end this relationship, then it is worth it.
You will need help to pull this off. Either Google "womens shelters domestic violence Brooklyn" or take a look at this site:Central Brooklyn Domestic Violence Program
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