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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