The Cycle of Abuse

The cycle of abuse.

It can be hard to determine if you are in an abusive relationship. I should have known from the very first signs, but I was blinded by young High School love. I hope you can avoid such a relationship early enough to get out easier.

Unfortunately, between victim blaming and how some behaviors have become the “norm” in society, we tend to think it’s normal.

It’s not.

Below is a Power and Control Wheel.

A few months ago I came across this wheel. The more I looked it over in detail, the more I found myself nodding to each and every word.

Are you in an abusive relationship? Know the red flags.

 

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