But then possessiveness soon rears its ugly head and before you know it, you aren’t allowed to speak to anyone, not even your own parents.
This social isolation is exactly what the abuser wants, so that you can’t reach out for help.
Even if it’s only occasional, it’s still not okay, and it will very likely become more frequent once you are committed to the relationship.
Nearly all of us have grown up listening to stories and fairy tales that feature beautiful princesses who fall in love, get married, and ride into the sunset for their happily-ever-afters.
There is something called chemistry between people and it’s usually identified as something that ‘clicks’ between two people.