Does your partner:

    • Embarrass you with put-downs?
    • Look at you or act in ways that scare you?
    • Control what you do, who you see and/or talk to, and where you go?
    • Stop you from seeing your friends or family members?
    • Take your money or Social Security check, make you ask for money, or refuse to give you money?
    • Make all of the decisions?
    • Tell you that you’re a bad parent or threaten to take away or hurt your children?
    • Prevent you from working or attending school?
    • Act like the abuse is no big deal, it’s your fault, or even deny doing it?
    • Destroy your property or threaten to kill your pets?
    • Intimidate you with guns, knives, or other weapons?
    • Shove you, slap you, choke you, or hit you?
    • Force you to try and drop charges?
    • Threaten to commit suicide?
    • Threaten to kill you?
    • If you answered ‘yes’ to even one of these questions, you may be in an abusive relationship.