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?