Know that the person harassing you may also get arrested and convicted in the criminal justice system.
Remember to save important evidence such as: You should also write down the times, places and dates all incidents occurred.
Verbal abuse may not cause physical damage, but it does cause emotional pain and scarring.
If you recognize any of these warning signs in your own relationship, you can always call, chat or text with a loveisrespect peer advocate. If you are in a similar situation: Unhealthy or abusive relationships usually get worse.
It is important to know the warning signs to prevent more serious harm.
You can also chat with a peer advocate for more help when dealing with verbal abuse.
If you have been sexually assaulted, first try to get to a safe place away from the attacker.
Abuse comes in many forms — it’s not just physical.