Experiencing even one or two of these warning signs in a relationship is a red flag that abuse may be present.
Talk to someone you trust, like a parent, friend or teacher, about the situation and make a safety plan.
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.
You can also chat with a peer advocate for support.
Chat with a peer advocate to learn more about local resources.