POLICE ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA 61 Has he: o o Called you names and/or criticised you o o Tried to keep you from doing something you wanted to do o o Prevented you from having money for your own use o o Ended a discussion with you and made the decision himself o o Threatened to hit or throw something at you o o Pushed, grabbed, kicked or shoved you o o Slapped, pinched or punched you o o Put down your family and friends o o Accused you of paying too much attention to someone or something else o o Put you on an allowance o o Used the children to threaten you o o Became upset with you over the way you did household chores or with how you prepared dinner o o Threatened to commit suicide o o Made you do something humiliating or degrading o o Checked up on you, listened to your phone calls, checked your mileage or called you repeatedly at work o o Drove recklessly when you were in the car o o Pressured you to have sex in any way you didn’t want or like o o Refused to help with housework or childcare or other weapon o o Told you you were a bad parent o o Stopped you or tried to stop you from going to work or school o o Forced you to have sex o o Cheated on you o o Choked or strangled you o o Threw, hit or smashed something Ask yourself these 20 questions and rate your relationship based on the following scale: Y N Y N Are You In An Abusive Relationship? Know The Signs Find resources, tools and information to help deal with violence and abuse. Please visit If you are in immediate danger call 911.