Sometimes verbal abuse is so bad that you actually start believing what your partner says.You begin to think you’re stupid, ugly or worthless.Include the names and contact information of people who witnessed what happened. You may experience nightmares, lose sleep, get depressed or feel like you’re no longer in control of your life. It can help to tell your friends and family about the stalking and develop a safety plan.
We help with large relationship threatening problems to issues that just make things a little less than perfect.
Chat with a peer advocate to learn more about local resources.
You may also want to talk to someone you trust, like a friend, family member or legal professional, about getting a protection order.
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.