One night, Brittny woke up to the sound of Max screaming into her phone.
She had fallen asleep, and he was absolutely furious.
Partly as a result, men see most of their messages ignored.
Mary Mc Intosh, GRI, AHWD, is associate broker at Pro Smart Realty in Gilbert, Ariz., and has been selling real estate since 2002.
Traditional heterosexual dating apps have a fatal flaw: women get flooded with low-quality messages – at best vapid, at worst boorish – to the point where checking the inbox becomes an unappealing chore.
Brittny Henderson was in 10th grade when she started going out with Max*, a senior who was a starting running back on the football team.
He was her first real boyfriend, and she was psyched. Suddenly, Max needed to be in constant contact with Brittny.
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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.
So if you’re chatting to someone online and a little voice is telling you ‘this doesn’t feel right,’ then don’t ignore it.