Warning Signs

Warning Signs of abuse

  • Do you feel that you have to ask permission to see friends or to do something without your partner?
  • Do you find yourself apologizing for your behavior?
  • Have you stopped or drastically lessen the amount of time you spend with family and or friends?
  • Does your partner resent you spending time with your family and or friends?
  • Does your partner embarrass you with put-downs?
  • Does your partner threaten harm to you or himself or herself if you leave?
  • Has your partner ever been violent toward previous partners?
  • Does your partner feel good or better when you fail?
  • Does your partner manipulate you to do things against your wishes?