Warning Signs

woman yelling at girlfriend or wife

How to Spot Partner Abuse

A partner can hurt your body, make you do unwanted sexual things, or call you names with no notice. However, there may be signs that abuse may occur before these things happen.

couple arguing on couch

If your partner does any of these things, it could warn you they might hurt you worse over time.

  • Saying or doing things that make you feel bad about yourself.
  • Very jealous of friends, family, or others.
  • Not wanting you to spend time with friends or family.
  • Making or trying to make choices for you.
  • Taking over the money in the relationship.
  • Making you do sexual things, you are uncomfortable with.
  • Scaring you with looks or gestures.
  • Scaring you with weapons.
  • Breaking your things or things in the house.