5 Reasons Your Next Boyfriend Is Going To Be An Emotionally Abusive Douchebag

2. You need to be rescued.

You got dumped and your heart is broken. Maybe your partner or your divorce left you scrambling for a place to live and you don’t know how you’ll get by. You’re emotionally and financially vulnerable, and oh, look—right on cue, here comes someone to save the day!

This is a time to be extremely cautious and maybe give yourself some tough love. Your life, to be frank, is kind of a mess right now. Why would someone who’s really got their life together want to get enmeshed with me right now? Why is he investing in taking on a charity case he just met? If he’s not looking for someone to take advantage of, at the very least he may exhibit poor judgment.