Are You Being Abusive? Take this short quiz to find out if you are exhibiting abusive behaviors.
RED FLAGS Are You Being Abusive?
Do you frequently check up on your partner (where she/he is, who she/he is with, etc)?
Are you jealous and/or possessive of him/her?
Do you criticize or insult your partner?
Have you left or threatened to leave him/her in a dangerous or unknown place?
Have you driven too fast or recklessly specifically to frighten him/her?
Have you kicked/hit/thrown down/shoved/strangled/thrown objects at your partner?
Do you think your actions were prompted by your partner's behavior?
Have you blamed your violent behavior on drinking or using drugs?
Have you scared/intimidated your partner so that she/he is afraid to say "no" to you?
Have you threatened to harm him/her or yourself if he/she breaks up with you?
Do you believe you are permitted to hit your partner if he/she does or says something you don't like?
Have you ever forced your partner to engage in sexual activities when he/she did not want to?
You might be in an abusive relationship
It doesn't appear that you are in an abusive relationship
If you have answered "yes" to any of these questions, it is time to consider speaking to someone about your behavior. Battering behavior can only be stopped if the batterer decides to change and seek help.
There are programs available to help you, call 949.361.3775 today!
You don't seem to have any indication that you are in an abusive relationship. However, if you still feel that you are, there are programs available to help you, call 949.361.3775 today!