Warning Signs that Abuse May Occur

Do you fear your relationship could take a violent turn? Consider these warning signs:

  • History of past battering
  • Threats of violence
  • Breaking objects
  • Use of force during arguments
  • Unreasonable jealousy
  • Controlling behavior
  • Quick involvement in the relationship
  • Verbal abuse, blaming others for problems
  • Cruelty to children and animals
  • Abrupt mood changes

If you or someone you love is being abused, please call The National Domestic Violence Hotline at (800) 799-SAFE (7233). For more information, visit NDVH.org.

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