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WARNING SIGNS

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You may be in an abusive relationship if your partner:

 

  1. Tells you what to do or how to act

  2. Insults you, calls you names

  3. Keeps you from spending quality time with your friends or family

  4. Blames you for his/her anger

  5. Threatens or intimidates you

  6. Has a history of discipline problems (“bad boy”)

  7. Has problems with drug or alcohol abuse

  8. Has a history of violent behavior

  9. Threatens others regularly

  10. Has trouble controlling negative emotions

These signs are explored and explained in depth in our article here. When these behaviors escalate, so does the threat to life. Read about LETHAL warning signs here.