Violence against women

Violence against women


_____ Your partner is jealous or possessive toward you

_____ Your partner tries to control you by being very bossy or demanding

_____ Your partner tries to isolate you by demanding you cut off social contacts and friendships

_____ Your partner is violent and / or loses his or her temper quickly

_____ Your partner pressures you sexually, forces you to have sex against your will or demands sexual activities you are not comfortable with

_____ Your partner abuses drugs or alcohol

_____ Your partner claims you are responsible for his or her emotional state

_____ Your partner blames you when he or she mistreats you

_____ Your partner has a history of bad relationships

_____ Your family and friends have warned you about the person or told you that they are concerned for your safety or emotional well being

_____ You frequently worry about how your partner will react to things you say or do

_____ Your partner makes “jokes” that shame, humiliate, demean or embarrass you, weather privately or around family and friends

_____ Your partner grew up witnessing an abusive parental relationship, and/or was abused as a child

_____ Your partner “rages” when they feel hurt, shame, fear or loss of control

_____ You leave and then return to your partner repeatedly, against the advice of your friends, family and loved ones

_____ You have trouble ending the relationship, even though you know inside it’s the right thing to do

_____ Your partner constantly keep track of your time

_____Your partner accuses you of being unfaithful or flirting when you have not done so

_____Your partner constantly criticizes or belittles you

_____Your partner controls all finances and forces you to account for what you spend?

_____Your partner destroys or takes your personal property or sentimental items?

_____Your partner has affairs.

_____Your partner threatens to hurt you, your children or pets

_____Your partner threatens to use a weapon

_____Your partner pushes, hits, slaps, punches, kicks, or bites you or your children?