Abusive love-bombing is dangerous and insidious, especially because it's not necessarily conscious on the part of the abuser, and it seems like heaven to the target. As you were first getting to know him, you may have been completely sure he was the one for you. He seemed to really understand you in ways no one else ever had.
But now ...
His loving attention has turned into obsessive control and jealousy. He's full of demeaning comments and false accusations. And you're left wondering ... What happened?
I'm Jenny duBay, a domestic abuse survivor and now advocate. My degree is in Christian theology with a concentration on spiritual direction, and my vocational emphasis is on helping those who have suffered from domestic abuse to heal and reclaim their true selves.