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Characteristics of a Misogynist


Misogyny (mi-soj'e-ne) n. Hatred of women;
a person who hates women.

Do any of these characteristics sound familiar?

If you or someone you know has 4 or more of these,
we encourage seeking help to deal with the issues that have created these characteristics. Behaviors don't come out of a vacuum, there are reasons (not excuses) for this behavior, and it can be dealt with..

* A Knight In Shining Armor, "I'll save you."

* Zeros in on a woman; he chooses her.

* Extremely possessive, always wanting to know where you are; who you're with.

* Obsessively jealous, even of your women friends.

* Has first class spending habits; always wanting    more.

* Can't stand criticism; always on the defense.

* Exciting, fun, charismatic.

* A product of a dysfunctional family.

* Had a poor relationship with his mother.

   He had an abusive or passive father.

* Has a distorted view of reality.

* Uncomfortable with feelings;
   contemptuous of other's weaknesses.

* Has problems with authority figures.

* If you share a secret with him it may be used against you.

* Threats of withdrawal if you don't comply,
   "If you really loved me, you would…"

* Makes fun of you, calls you names and
   inflicts little digs; hostile humor.

* You feel awkward and incompetent around him;   controlled.

* Embarrasses you in public or flatters you
    then cuts you down when alone.

* Is nasty behind the wheel and feels that others'
    mistakes are directed toward him.

* Wants or demands undivided attention;
    you are to be available when he wants you.

* Cruelty may be directed toward animals

* Has a dual personality (Jekyll/Hyde).

* Has grandiose behavior; is cocky, controlling, self-centered.

* Is preoccupied with sex and is sexually controlling.

* Is competitive; must always win; his way or
   no way at all.

* As a child, he enjoyed playing with fire;
   more than curiosity.

* Was or is involved in a violent sport. (What is he doing now?).

*Comes on too strong.

* Believes in the traditional stereo-type role
    modeling and roles.

* Is an habitual liar; he twists facts to make it look
   as if he were the victim.

* Has extreme mood swings (extreme high to low).

* Takes no responsibility for anything; blames
   others/things/circumstances for his behavior.

* Treats you rough at times; twisting your arm,
   grabbing, shoving.

* Is nice to others, but treats you badly;
    shows no respect.

* Steals, uses people, cheats them out of their money; always borrowing, never pays back.

* Professes to be religious then attacks your religious beliefs.

* Gives gifts then demands favors.

* Makes jokes and puts women down in front of
   you then ridicules you for being upset.

* Encourages pity from others; convinces you to
   feel sorry for him for all he's had to endure.

*Constantly cuts down your family and friends;
   isolates you. You must account for your time.

* Very impatient and when he gets angry will
   destroy property; usually yours.

*Overly sensitive and sulks when he
   doesn't get his way.

* Tells you everything to do; what to do,
    how to do it, when to do it; what to wear

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