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Are You in an Abusive Relationship?

 

Does your significant other…

 

  • Embarrass you with bad names or put-downs?

  • Always criticize you?

  • Make you feel like you can never do anything right?

  • Tell you that no one else would want to be with you?

  • Look at you or act in ways that scare you?

  • Control what you do, who you see, who you talk to or where you go?

  • Stop you from seeing or talking to friends or family?

  • Always wants to know where you’ve been and who you’ve been with?

  • Get really jealous or possessive of you?

  • Have a really bad temper? Become enraged at you or others?

  • Constantly check up on you or have their friends or family check up on you?

  • Make all the decisions and ignore your input?

  • Take your money or make you ask for money?

  • Make you feel afraid to disagree? Make you feel afraid to break up?

  • Accuse you of cheating?

  • Smother you or act like they do not trust you?

  • Destroy your property or threaten to do so?

  • Break things or throw things at you?

  • Force or pressure you into having sex or going further than you want to?

  • Threaten to hurt you or someone you care about?

  • Intimidate you with guns, knives or other weapons?

  • Hit, kick, push, shove, punch, slap, hold you down or hurt you in any way?

  • Do you feel like you are the only one who understands him (or her) or can help him (or her)?

  • Are you constantly apologizing for your partner’s behavior, especially when you have been treated badly?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, call (757) 723-7774