Show more , or have experienced anything listed on our Types of Abuse section below, you may want to talk to someone about your relationship.Our Get Help page has many free resources available where you can talked to someone about your relationship or help you leave the relationship. Your abuser may give you apologies and loving gestures when the abuse is not happening and can make it hard to leave.
For more information about other types of abuse not from someone you are dating, married to, or being intimate with, please go to the section below about Different Types of Abuse.
Go to our page just for friends to how to help someone who is experiencing abuse, How Can I Help?
Recognizing the signs of dating and domestic violence is the first step to breaking the cycle and getting help.
No one needs to live in fear and experience the pain you have.
Source: Remember, just because your abuser isn’t hitting you, that’s doesn’t mean you are not being abused.
There are many different types of abuse and all of them leave lasting scars on the soul.
If you or someone you know has a question about a relationship, healthy or unhealthy, visit or text “loveis” to 22522.
Dating violence also can be called domestic violence.
Dating and domestic violence are patterns of behaviors in relationships that includes a range of abusive actions that serve to set up forceful control of one person over the other.