Many of my clients often have difficulty after ending their relationships with an abusive and crazy ex. These men and women torture themselves with self-doubt (Am I doing the right thing?), self-recrimination (Why am I so stupid? Why did I put up with her/his behavior for so long? Why did I have kids with that […]
Should You Marry Her? Relationship Red Flags for Men, Part One
Getting married is a big gamble if you’re a man. Even a woman you think you know very well can morph into another person as soon as you say, “I do.” While some predators and sociopaths are able to keep the mask on until after the wedding ceremony, there are still some warning signs and […]
Should this Man Marry His Abusive and Controlling Fiancée Next Week?
Dear Dr Tara J. Palmatier, I have recently come across your articles on Shrink4Men and have been reading them — especially those related to controlling and abusive women — and am hoping you can answer a simple yes or no question for me: Am I involved with a controlling and/or abusive woman? I hate to […]