Warning Signs

Warning Signs

Red Flags/Warning Signs

  • Possessiveness
  • Jealousy
  • Dislikes victim’s family and/or friends
  • In a hurry to get romantically involved
  • Lying
  • Secretiveness
  • Imposition of their opinions and/or beliefs on the victim
  • Belittling victim’s opinions and/or beliefs
  • A bad temper
  • Physical aggressiveness
  • Verbal mistreatment of other people
  • Blames others for their problems and/or mistakes
  • “Playful” use of force during sex
  • Unreliability
  • Acts differently when alone then with others
  • Invades the victim’s privacy
  • Cruelty to animals or children
  • Charm or charisma