Are you being abused?

One to two women are murdered by a current or
former partner each week in Canada.

— M. Dauvergne, Homicide in Canada, 2001

Ask yourself . . .

  • Have you ever been hit, kicked, shoved or had things thrown at you?
  • Does your partner criticize the way you talk and dress?
  • Are there times when your partner’s teasing hurts your feelings?
  • Does your partner hurt you during sex?
  • Does your partner ever threaten you?
  • Does your partner demand that you stay at home?
  • Are you frightened by your partner’s temper?
  • Does your partner make you feel bad about yourself?
  • Does your partner ever call you names?
  • Does your partner get angry if you disagree with him or her?
  • Does your partner call or text you numerous times a day to check up on you?
  • Have you ever been forced by your partner to have sex when you did not want to?
  • Does your partner prevent you from having friends?
  • Does your partner make fun of your family or friends?
  • Has your partner ever harmed or threatened to harm a pet that belongs to you?
  • Has your partner ever destroyed any of your personal belongings?
  • Does your partner ever scream and shout at you?
  • Does your partner become violent when he or she uses alcohol or drugs?
  • Does your partner ever accuse you of having affairs?
  • Does your partner control the money and bank accounts?
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If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are in an abusive relationship. Please call the Lloydminster Interval Home crisis line at (780) 875-0966 for support and information.