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?

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.