If you answer yes to even one of these questions you may be in an abusive relationship.

Does your spouse:

  • Embarrass you or put you down in front of friends and family?
  • Make crude remarks about you to others
  • Criticize you sexually
  • Withhold sex and affection to get what his/her way?
  • Look at you or act in ways that scare you?
  • Make you feel like you are unable to make decisions?
  • Use intimidation or threats to gain compliance?
  • Tell you that you are nothing without them?
  • Blame you for how they feel or act?
  • Make all the financial decisions?
  • Prevent you from getting a job?
  • Prevent you from participating in activities you enjoy?
  • Prevent you from spending time with your friends and family?
  • Treat you roughly?
  • Text, call, or IM an excessive amount?
  • Threaten to hurt or kill you?

Do you:

  • Have to make excuses for your spouse’s behavior?
  • Believe you have to change to help your spouse?
  • Feel like you partner will never be happy with you?
  • Fear what your spouse will do next?