Stump The Abuser

7 Questions to ask in an interview or first date and 7 typical reactions to expect from abusive personalities

Sarah Hummell
8 min readJan 23, 2024

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“I wish I could put someone through an interview or application process like a job before dating them.” I’ve heard several survivors say. Guess what, folks! You can!

Between my personal experience as a survivor of abuse, decades of working in a public-facing setting, encountering abusive personalities in the general public and the workforce, and as an operations executive interviewing thousands…

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