“It was amazing to like someone and have him like me back,” she remembers. Max started telling Brittny that her friends were a bad influence and that his friends couldn’t believe he was slumming it by being with her. He’d drive her home from school, go to football practice, then head back to her house.
Max’s outburst confused Brittny, but she didn’t understand that she and Max were starting down a dangerous road.
Although she would never have described it this way at the time, their relationship had become abusive. Whether it happens in a serious boyfriend/girlfriend situation or with a girl or guy who is just a casual hookup, dating abuse is a serious problem.
One night, Brittny woke up to the sound of Max screaming into her phone.
She had fallen asleep, and he was absolutely furious.
” “Her face looks like it caught on fire and someone beat it out with a rake.” Do your friends control your love life, you pussy?