Cycle of Violence
Outbursts of anger, threatening looks, hurtful words, etc.
Anxiety: It may go wrong, I’m afraid, I feel like I’m walking on eggshells.
Acts of physical or verbal abuse, or any other type of violence…
Anger and shame : Humiliation, sadness, feeling of injustice.
He finds excuses, explanations for his behavior…. It’s the fault of others.
Accountability : I feel guilty, it’s my fault! I accept his justifications.
It’s the honeymoon, we are in love. He’s going to ask for help.
Hope : He makes efforts, I want to help him change, I give him a chance. I find again the one I love.