Newspaper article about dating violence

I wanted to support him and be there for him in any way he needed me.I happily took on the task of making him feel loved and supported no matter what, it was me who was going to show him unconditional love.

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Now, as the raw statistics of violence are being counted for 1993, it appears that Gary has earned the dubious title of murder capital of the nation.

The city of 119,125 had a record 110 killings in 1993, translating into...

It no longer felt like he was concerned for me but that he hated me.

To him I was fat, ugly, I dressed like a whore, I was dumb, selfish and a bitch.

Each and every day I heard all of these insults and many more from the person I thought loved me until I no longer knew who I was.

His obsession with controlling me got so bad I would have panic attacks simply deciding what I would wear for the day.Being choked became a regular occurrence, I knew in my gut I needed to end the relationship, I just had to figure out how to do that.Over the last year of our 4 year relationship, I cannot begin to count the number of times I attempted to break up with him.When I would try he would threaten the safety of me and my family, or threaten to commit suicide.He would call me saying he was standing on the edge of a cliff ready to jump if I did not get back together with him.I just had to keep my head down and wait for it to be over.

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