Abusive Relationship Signs


The warning signs that you may be in an abusive relationship are:

  • Jealousy or possessiveness.Tries to exert control by being bossy or demanding.Makes decisions without consulting a partner. In such a case the submissive partner is expected to obey without question and has no say in the matter.
  • Isolating the person from friends and family.
  • Public humiliation, name calling and insults.
  • Criticism about actions, size and appearance, and abilities.
  • Violent or loses his or her temper quickly.
  • Threats and intimidation.
  • Physical abuse which may include hitting, choking, kicking, throwing things or any unwanted physical contact, especially that which harms you.
  • Sexual pressures and demands for sexual activities that the person is not comfortable with.
  • Holding the submissive partner responsible for his or her emotional state.
  • Placing the blames for mistreating the person.
  • Worry about the reaction by the abuser to the things said.
  • Leaving and then returning to the abusive partner repeatedly, against the advice of your friends, family and loved ones.
  • Trouble ending the relationship.
  • Use the children for control for example, threatening to take them if the relationship ends.
These are signs you are in an abusive relationship. please take note and take caution.
Love always,

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