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Are You an Abusive Spouse? (Test Yourself)

Are You an Abusive Spouse? (Test Yourself)
Test yourself by answering the following questions.

Abuse is the deliberate act of causing physical or mental suffering of one’s spouse.

This can make an abused spouse feel:

• Worthless

• Ashamed and withdrawn

• Anxious – especially in the presence of the abuser‎

• Lacking self-confidence

• Fearful about the future

• Helpless

Test yourself by answering the following questions. The more “yes” answers, the more likely it is that You’ve been abusive to your partner.

 

1- Do you verbally insult your spouse?

      Yes – No

2- Do you threaten your spouse?

     Yes – No

3- Do you hurt your spouse physically?

      Yes – No

4- Do you prevent your wife from going out to work?  

      Yes – No

5- Do you prevent your husband from socializing?

      Yes – No

6- Do you prevent your wife from managing the domestic finance?  

      Yes – No

7- Do you limit your spouse’s access to money, the phone, or the car?

       Yes – No

8- Do you prevent your spouse from visiting their relatives?

       Yes – No

9- Do you criticize your spouse constantly and make them feel bad about themselves?

      Yes – No

10- Do you ignore or put down your spouse’s opinions or accomplishments?

      Yes – No

 

 

 



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