Chat with a peer advocate to learn more about local resources.You may also want to talk to someone you trust, like a friend, family member or legal professional, about getting a protection order.If you are in immediate danger, call 911 and report everything that’s happened to the police.
Sometimes verbal abuse is so bad that you actually start believing what your partner says.
You begin to think you’re stupid, ugly or worthless.
Know that the person harassing you may also get arrested and convicted in the criminal justice system.
Remember to save important evidence such as: You should also write down the times, places and dates all incidents occurred.
If you recognize any of these warning signs in your own relationship, you can always call, chat or text with a loveisrespect peer advocate. If you are in a similar situation: Unhealthy or abusive relationships usually get worse.
It is important to know the warning signs to prevent more serious harm.
You may be scared, angry and confused, but remember the abuse was in no way your fault. You can: If your partner does any of these things, you may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship.
Financial abuse is usually coupled with emotional or physical abuse.
If you are not in control over your finances, or if your partner has removed money from your bank account, it can seem very scary to leave an abusive relationship.