- Call you names and uses vulgar words at you because he/she is having a bad day.
- Slap, kick, hit or beats you with excuses of being angry.
- Shouts you down; never giving you the opportunity to speak your mind especially during an argument
- Forces you to have sex or threatens to break the relationship if you don’t give sex
- Tells you who to be friends with and screens the list of people you should relate with
- Demands to know at ANYTIME where you are, who you are with and what you are doing.
- Monitors you on all your social media and questions the people you use for your DP
- Monitors your bank account and dictates how the money YOU worked for should be spent.
- Searches through your phone demanding explanations for every unknown number.
- Changes how you dress and hairstyle, places you like to go…just to suit their preference.
- Threatens that if you leave for another relationship, you will die or something bad will happen to you.
- Dictates when and what family members you should relate with and stops you from talking to anyone that is against your relationship.
- Call or text you unnecessarily and excessively and picks up a quarrel when you do not respond or return the call.
- Don’t trust you. Always suspecting that you maybe cheating and eavesdrop on your telephone conversations.
- Displays jealousy and anger when you spend time with your friends and family and call it love.
- Makes you feel guilty for something that is not your fault.
- Pretends to be nice when you are in public and when people are around but acts otherwise when both of you are alone.
- Is an unrepentant Liar
- Never admitting to be wrong and never saying sorry. Doesn’t even know how to say ‘thank you’
- Makes you feel stuck, confused and unhappy and don’t know how to quit the relationship.
- Makes you feel insecure to discuss your problems or amicably resolve an issue.
‘I LOVE YOU’,
‘I CAN’T DO WITHOUT YOU’,
‘YOU MEAN THE WORLD TO ME’,
‘I MISS YOU’…
DON’T LET THEM FOOL YOU!
YOU DESERVE TO BE SOMEONE’S TREASURE, DON’T LET THEM TREAT YOU LESS.