Are You In An Abusive Relationship?
Does your partner:
- Act extremely jealous of others who pay attention to you, or use jealousy to justify his/her actions?
- Monitor where you go, who you call, and who you spend time with?
- Call you names, insult you, or continually criticize you?
- Put you down in front of other people, you, play mind games and make you feel as if you are crazy?
- Stop you from seeing or talking to friends or family, or limit your outside involvement?
- Prevent you from getting or keeping a job?
- Make all the decisions?
- Take your money or not let you have access to the family income?
- Make you afraid by using looks, actions, and gestures?
- Threaten to take away your children?
- Break things, damage property, throw objects, punch walls, or kick doors?
- Trap you in your home, or keep you from leaving?
- Push, slap, bite, kick or strangle you?
- Use physical force or intimidation in sexual situations?
- Prevent you from calling for help, or seeking medical attention?
- Act like the abuse is no big deal, it’s your fault, or even denies doing it?
- Blame drugs or alcohol for his/her abusive behavior?
- Threaten to hurt or kill your pets?
- Scare or threaten you with weapons?
- Threaten to kill you or commit suicide?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may be involved in a relationship that is abusive. If there is something about your relationship that scares you, we can help.