Am I Being Abused?
It’s important to realize that no relationship is perfect; they all have their problems. If the answer is “yes” to any of these questions, you may be in an abusive relationship. Read through the questions and then take a closer look at your relationship. You may also want to look for patterns by considering past relationships.
- Do you feel like you don’t have any power in your relationship?
- Are you afraid of your partner’s temper?
- Are you afraid to disagree?
- Are you constantly apologizing for your partner’s behavior?
- Are you justifying everything you do to avoid your partner’s anger?
- Are you being put-down by your partner and then being told they love you?
- Are you being told not to see your friends and family?
- Are you being told what to do?
- Are you being forced or pressured to have sex?
- Are you afraid to say “no” to sex?
- Are you afraid to break up?
- Is your partner saying they can’t live without you?
- Is your partner jealous and possessive towards you?
- Does your partner try to control you?
- Does your partner blame you when they have mistreated you?
- Does your partner abuse drugs and or pressure you to take them?
- Does your partner have a history of bad relationships and blaming the other person for all of their problems?
- Does your partner believe they should be in control all the time?
- Has your family and/or friends warned you about the person or told you they were worried for your safety?
- Has your partner hit, kicked, or shoved you or thrown things at you?
- Have you been wrongly accused of flirting or having sex with someone else?
- Do you feel like you can’t do anything without your partner’s permission?
- Does your partner tell you they want you all to themselves and not let you do anything on your own?
If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions and would like more information please call our office at (802)775-3232.