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Economic Abuse: Takes and controls money and/or possessions. Coerces you into being sexual when you do not want to be (nagging, pouting, complaining, intimidating, bribing). Double Standards: Making one-sided, hypocritical rules (“Do as I say, not as I do”). Blames all arguments and problems on you, manipulates your past issues. Uses looks, gestures, and physical presence to inflict fear.

Blocks doorways, throws things, abuses pets/animals, drives recklessly, and/or displays weapons.

If you’re experiencing these feelings or acting abusive towards your partner, it’s a sign that you’re having a problem, and you need help.

First of all, it’s excellent that you recognize that you are having trouble behaving well in a relationship.

Sometimes leaving an abusive relationship can be dangerous, because your partner may try to stop you from leaving.