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Am I a Victim?

Am I Being Victimized?

Ask yourself these questions:

  • Are you afraid of your partner or are your children afraid?
  • Does your partner try to control your life?
  • Does your partner call you names or say things to upset you?
  • When your partner mistreats you, do you get blamed?
  • Does your partner blame his behavior on alcohol, stress or family problems?
  • Does your partner pressure you to do what he/she wants, even when you do not want to do it?
  • Has your partner ever cheated on you?
  • Is your partner jealous or possessive?
  • Has your partner ever prevented you from leaving?
  • Has your partner ever threatened to hit or hurt you?
  • Has your partner ever pushed, grabbed, hit, intimidated or frightened you?
  • Has your partner every threatened suicide, homicide, or to hurt your children, friends, or family?
  • Has your partner ever threatened you with a gun, knife, or other weapon?
  • Has your partner ever destroyed or damaged any of your, or your family's, belongings (including car)?
  • Has your partner ever physically forced you to have sex?
  • Has your partner ever driven recklessly or illegally with you or your children in car, including driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs?
  • Has your partner ever stalked you or forced you to carry a beeper or cell phone in order to know where you are and what you are doing?
  • If your answer is "YES" to any of these questions, you may benefit from our program. Our experience shows that once a person begins to abuse, he has a problem that is likely to get worse. Men often feel guilty and apologetic after an abusive incident. Many promise themselves and their partners that they will change. Unfortunately, even with the best intentions, most do not stop being abusive without outside assistance.