Stay positive and objective when having discussions that involve him.
"What distinguishes 'manipulation' from 'influence' is the intention of taking without giving in return,” says psychologist Dr.
Choose a place or activity that you both enjoy doing before you broach the topic with her.
In your own mind, have an attitude that you are there to help her, rather than to try to force her to see things your way.
Just one incident of being physically hurt by your partner is unacceptable, and you should take steps to stop the abuse.
Young people in love often idealize their feelings in a way that is not realistic.