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Characteristics of Batterers
  • He is jealous 

  • He blames others for his faults 

  • He blames circumstances for his problems

  • He demonstrates unpredictable behavior

  • He verbally belittles his partner

  • He always asks for another chance

  • He says he'll change

  • He plays on his partner's guilt/love

  • He is tenacious 

  • He is closed minded 

  • His way is the only way

  • He will seem charming to outsiders 

  • He abuses his children

  • He regards his violent behavior as acceptable

  • He is angry at women

  • He believes in rigid gender roles 



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