Don't ignore these red flags

Are you dating an abusers quiz

Yes The person I'm with controls what I wear or how I look. Yes The person I'm with says I'm too involved in different activities. Chat with us to learn about your different options. You don't have to deal with this alone. It's also good to be informed so you can recognize the different types of abuse.

It sounds like your relationship is on a pretty healthy track, it's possible that a friend of yours does not. The three main patterns of emotional abuse are aggression, denial and minimization. Yes The person I'm with gets extremely jealous or possessive. Don't ignore these red flags. In every country there is special help that can be accessed in cases of domestic abuse but there can also be resorted to counseling to establish self worth and confidence.

You may not realize it, but these behaviors are damaging. The first step to improving your relationship is becoming aware of your unhealthy actions and admitting they are wrong. It's still a good idea to keep an eye out and make sure there isn't an unhealthy pattern developing. Nobody is perfect, but it is important to be mindful of your actions and try to avoid hurting your partner.

Yes The person I'm with accuses me of flirting or cheating. The person I'm with is very supportive of things that I do. In case of an existing relationship, the victim needs to clarify how she or he feels about what is happening and to understand why that relationship is harmful for them. But in a healthy relationship, you won't find abusive behaviors.

You may not

Yes The person I'm with threatens to hurt me, my friends or family. Encourage them to do the same. Yes No The person I'm with tries to keep me from seeing or talking to my family and friends.

Yes The person I'm with puts me down, calls me names or criticizes me. Yes No The person I'm with makes me feel like I can't do anything right or blames me for problems. Yes The person I'm with encourages me to try new things. There are boundaries to be set and one should be very careful with people not to cross them.

The best thing to do is to talk to your partner and let them know what you like and don't like. Once you choose the ones that best apply to you then you are given an interpretation of your relationship, whether it is abuse and whether you need to ask for professional help. Taking distance and an actual stand to the aggressor is crucial in this stage. Yes The person I'm with understands that I have my own life too.

The first step

Yes The person I'm with tries to control what I do and who I see. Yes The person I'm with makes me feel like no one else would want me. Yes The person I'm with texts me or calls me all the time.

Yes The person I'm with breaks things or throws things to intimidate me. Yes The person I'm with thinks I spend too much time trying to look nice. Yes The person I'm with threatens to hurt him or herself because of me. Yes The person I'm with likes to listen when I have something on my mind. As long as you and your partner continue like this, your relationship should grow in a healthy direction.