Relationship Assessment                                      

Relationship Assessment

Domestic violence in an intimate relationship can include emotional abuse tactics and the threat of violence as well as physical assault. Please take a few minutes to read and answer the questions below. If you answer yes to any of the following questions, talk with someone you can trust, learn more and seek help. You are not alone!

You can find the help you need through many community agencies.  Click on the community puzzle below for a list to those agencies:

RELATIONSHIP ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS

Are you afraid of your partner?

Do you try to hide or cover up anything your partner is doing to you?

Does your partner have a history of violence?

Does your partner abuse alcohol or drugs?

COERCION & THREATS

Does your partner threaten you, your friends or your family?

ECONOMIC ABUSE

Does your partner take your money or your paycheck?

Does your partner prevent you from working?

EMOTIONAL ABUSE

Does your partner call you names?

Does your partner embarrass you or humiliate you in public or private?

Does your partner accuse you of infidelity?

Does your partner tell you how to dress or make you change?

Are you concerned about how your partner will react to things you say or do?

Does your partner become violent when you disagree?

INTIMIDATION

Does your partner tease or hurt your animals?

Does your partner break or destroy your property?

ISOLATION

Is your partner jealous or possessive?

Does your partner demand to know where you are and who you are with and what you are doing?

Does your partner isolate you from ypur family and friends?

Does your partner prevent you from going to church?

MALE PRIVILEGE ( MINIMIZING, DENYING AND BLAMING)

Does your partner blame you instead of taking personal responsibility for their mistakes?

PHYSICAL VIOLENCE

Does your partner have a history of violence in other intimate relationships?

SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Does your partner pressure you for sex?

Does your partner respect your sexual decision making? For example: Using protection or birth control?

USING CHILDREN

Does your partner threaten or hurt your children?

Does your partner teach your children to disrespect you or others?

Does your partner teach your children to be violent to you or others?

Abusers will often use violence as a way to maintain control. Often, the violence will increase in intensity and severity over time. It is important to take every act of violence seriously. Violence can be fatal!

HAS YOUR PARTNER EVER…

Prevented you frtom leaving a room, house, the car, etc.?

Pulled your hair?

Pinched you?

Slapped you?

Threw something at you?

Hit you with an open hand?

Hit you with a fist?

Hit you with an object?

Assaulted you where others wouldn’t see injury or bruising?

Spit on you?

Bit you?

Burned you?

Strangled ( Choked) you?

Raped you?

Threatened you or frightened you with a gun or knife?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, talk with someone you can trust, learn more and seek help. You are not alone!

 

You can find the help you need through many community agencies.  Click on the community puzzle below for a list to those agencies:

Women’s Fund of Omaha
Info@OmahaWomensFund.org

1111 N. 13th Street, Suite #106  |  Omaha, NE 68102   |  402-827-9280