You Are Not Alone
If you answer yes to more than one of the following questions, you may be in an abusive relationship.
Does your partner:
- Constantly criticize you?
- Embarrass or humiliate you in front of your friends and family?
- Intimidate or threaten you, your children, pets, family or friends?
- Prevent you from seeing your family and friends, or going where you want to go?
- Constantly call or text you to check on you?
- Blame you or others for their negative actions?
- Hit, punch, choke, slap, kick, or shove you?
- Use alcohol or drugs as an excuse for their behavior?
- Pressure you sexually?
- Control all of your finances and make you account for money spent?
- Destroy personal property?
- Threaten to hurt or kill themselves, you or your family if you leave?
- Feel scared of your partner?
- Feel like no matter what you do, it's never right?
- Do what your partner wants regardless if it's what you want or not?
- Stay with your partner for fear of what your partner will do to you or your family?
- Make excuses or apologies for your partner's behavior?
- Get scared something you say or do will "set off" your partner?
If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, please contact us. An advocate can help you determine your options and will assist you in developing a safety plan.
Call our 24-Hour Confidential, Crisis Hotline for help:
If you are outside the Lubbock region, please contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE(7233) or 1-800-787-3224(TTY).