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Those are all kinds of controlling behaviors, and abuse is about control.Here's a great guide about the kinds of relationship abuse, along with great extra resource links at the bottom.You need to be addressing the issues as they are now. Is the religion issue making one of you hostile or walled off?Are you afraid of hostility or being shut-out if you were honest? Don't consider how the relationship was years or months ago, and guiltily linger on that.When I was a kid, my mother and I joined a very large "non-denominational" Christian Church, one of the earliest versions of the Mega Churches that exist today. I was in the children's choir, the community was lovely, and we sang from a song book with drawings of long-haired hippies.Everything was great until politics began to creep in and the church began hosting speakers like Jerry Falwell, the ultraconservative pastor and political pundit.
The following is a guest post by Lynnea, whom you probably know by now from The Non-Prophets. The Atheist Experience TV show gets a lot of fans asking them for advice about how to deal with a loved one who is still into religion.The cycle of abuse shows a relationship model of attacks, apologetics, happiness, tension building, and then more attacks, whether it's physical, psychological or emotional.If there's a history of domineering, disrespect, manipulation, hostility or other outbursts, then do keep that in mind.It's always tricky to offer relationship advice on a problem that has been building and building.There are no simple answers for relationship compatibility issues, but I'm hoping to offer some concrete starting points where you can suss out the issues yourself.