If you recognize any of these warning signs in your own relationship, you can always call, chat or text with a loveisrespect peer advocate. If you are in a similar situation: Unhealthy or abusive relationships usually get worse.
It is important to know the warning signs to prevent more serious harm.
Abuse comes in many forms — it’s not just physical.
Explore the tabs below to learn a few of the common types of abuse so you can better identify them.
Dating abuse is a pattern of behaviors one person uses to gain and maintain power and control over their partner.