In many cases yes she calls the shots but I'm changing that. By standing up to her. Getting a checking account. Looking where the money is going. Her grip on me is changing and I am getting more confident to stand my own ground
It is hard to get out of abusive relationships and, the longer you stay, the more difficult it becomes. When you finally do escape, you are no longer the person you were. The person you were died and is gone forever.
5 Top Signs You're In An Abusive Relationship ISOLATES YOU - It is healthy and normal for you to hang out with other people - especially your family and friends - so if you are around a person who wants you to spend all their time with you, this is not.