Signs that you are in an Abusive Relationship

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					           Signs that you are in an Abusive Relationship
    Your partner often pushes you, hits you or physically assaults you in
     other ways
    Your partner yells at you and belittles you
    Your partner often destroys your belongings
    You are afraid of your partner’s temper
    You are afraid to express your thoughts and feeling to your partner for
     fear of angering him
    Your partner is sexually abusive and uses sex as a means of
     controlling you
    Your partner limits the time you can spend with family and friends
    Your partner belittles or ignores your accomplishments
    You feel as though you can do nothing right and as though it is
     impossible to please your partner
    You feel confused and incapable of acting and making decisions
    Your partner denies you access to essentials such as cash, credit cards,
     car, cell phone etc.
    Your partner blames you for everything that is going wrong in his life
    Your partner can be very nice and loving at times and then his temper
     escalates and he may even become violent
    Your partner often unjustifiably becomes jealous and accuses you of
     having affairs or being flirtatious in your dress or behavior
    Your would be embarrassed if your friends and family were to witness
     how your partner treats you
    You begin to believe that you deserve to be mistreated or that it is
     your fault that your partner mistreats you
    You feel numb and helpless
    You feel depressed, anxious and even suicidal

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE/1-800-799-7233