He turned into everything he promised to protect me from;
What began as love turned into obsession
Intimacy turned into intimidation
"I need you" turned into "I won't let you leave me'
Alone time turned into isolation
"I love you turned" into "I own you"
Hugs and kisses turned into bruises and black eyes
Trust turned into betrayal
Commitment turned into a life sentence
and the ring he gave me turned into unbreakable shackles.
Why dont you leave him?
Why do you stay?
The memories of what we used to be keep me here.
He wasnt always like this,
he wasnt always the monster he is today.
He used to be gentle
He used to be sweet
He used to be thoughtful
Until he wasn't