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Very Early Warning Sign #1: A Blamer Avoid anyone who blames his negative feelings and bad luck on someone else.

Special care is necessary here, as blamers can be really seductive in dating.

However, a variety of studies show that men and women abuse each other at equal rates.* In fact, emotional abuse can occur in any relationship — between parent and child, in friendships, and with relatives. It involves a regular pattern of verbal offense, threatening, bullying, and constant criticism, as well as more subtle tactics like intimidation, shaming and manipulation.

However, Beatty Cohan, a psychotherapist and author based both in New York and Saraosta, Florida, said there are clear signs your partner is an emotional manipulator, explaining that once you start noticing them, you need to leave the relationship immediately, before it becomes any more toxic.

The author of For Better, For Worse, Forever: Discover the Path to Lasting Love explained that people in these types of relationships aren't miserable all of the time; there can be bouts of time when things are going great, and that's when confusion really sets in.'You feel like you are on a roller coaster ride,' Beatty said, noting that 'the earlier you get out, the better' because you'll find yourself in a circular relationship that wears you down and makes you feel bad about yourself.

If you find yourself constantly asking yourself if you are overreacting or being too sensitive, it is time to move on.

If your partner continuously insults you or makes fun of you when you out in public, chances are he or she is an emotional manipulator.

According to Beatty, emotional manipulators are only concerned about their own needs and wants.