Warning Signs of Abuse

If you recognize some of these warning signs, it may be time to take action:
He puts her down She may be apologetic and makes excuses for his behaviour or becomes aggressive and angry
He does all the talking and dominates the conversation She is nervous about talking when he’s there
He tries to suggest he is the victim and acts depressed She seems to be sick more often and misses work
He tries to keep her away from you She tries to cover her bruises
He acts as if he owns her She makes excuses at the last minute about why she can’t meet you or she tries to avoid you on the street.
He lies to make himself look good or exaggerates his good qualities She seems sad, lonely, withdrawn and is afraid 
He acts like he is superior and of more value than others in his home She uses more drugs or alcohol to cope