By the time many people notice the obvious red flags, they're already attached to an abuser, which makes it much harder for them to leave the relationship.More useful than a list of obvious red flags are guidelines based onof a potentially abusive relationship, signs that are visible before an attachment bond is formed.A victim often has known or dated the abuser for a brief period of time before getting engaged or living together.Welcome to Do Something.org, a global movement of 5.5 million young people making positive change, online and off! Victims can be of any age, sex, race, culture, religion, education, employment or marital status.Although both men and women can be abused, most victims are women.
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The 11 facts you want are below, and the sources for the facts are at the very bottom of the page.
Those who have been emotionally abused understand how much it changes you.
It is not the purpose of the listing to imply that every person with some of these attributes is a batterer or potential batterer.
At the start of the relationship, an abuser will equate jealously with love.