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Is Someone You Care About in an Abusive Relationship?
1) Your loved one's partner pressures them to spend more time with him/her and less time with friends/family.
2) You notice your loved one doubting themself, you see a decrease in self-esteem/self-confidence, and/or you see they are spending less time in activities they love.
3) Your loved one’s partner insults them in front of others or makes little digs about them, but then acts like they are joking.
4) Your loved one’s partner often shows up unexpectedly.
5) Your loved one’s partner has the final say in decisions.
6) Does your loved one's partner encourage them and believe they are capable of doing well at the things they are involved in?
7) Your loved one wears clothing that hides more skin in warmer weather and/or has injuries they make excuses for.
8) Your loved one’s partner often asks your loved one to take care of, or do, many things for them.
9) Your loved one’s partner has healthy/safe relationships and interactions with their own family members and friends.
10) Your loved one’s partner will not let your loved one go anywhere without them.
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