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The Checklist


Do you...

  • feel afraid of your partner?
  • avoid certain topics out of fear of angering your partner?
  • feel that you can’t do anything right for your partner?
  • believe that you ‘bring it on yourself’?
  • wonder if it’s all ‘in your head’?
  • feel emotionally numb or helpless? 

Does your partner...

  • humiliate or shout at you?
  • criticize you and put you down?
  • treat you in a way that you’re embarrassed for your friends or family to see?
  • ignore or put down your opinions or accomplishments?
  • blame you for their own abusive behavior?
  • destroy your belongings?
  • have a bad and unpredictable temper?
  • hurt you, or threaten to hurt or kill you?
  • threaten to take your children away or harm them?
  • threaten to commit suicide if you leave?
  • force you to have sex?
  • act excessively jealous and possessive?
  • control where you go or what you do?
  • keep you from seeing your friends or family?
  • limit your access to money, the phone, or the car?
  • constantly check up on you? 

If you answer yes, you may wish to contact us.

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