You may be abusing your partner, if you ...

  • Believe it is a man's job to be in charge of women
  • Have difficulty expressing feelings
  • Try to control your partner's behavior
  • Have broken things or thrown things at your partner
  • Hit, shoved or kicked your partner
  • Are very jealous
  • Have an explosive temper
  • Drink heavily or use drugs
  • Criticize and put down your partner a lot
  • Feel contempt and anger toward women

There is help available!

  • If you are a member of the SJSU community, you can contact our Counseling Services department 408-924-5910 for information, referrals and support. Confidentiality is respected.
  • You can also contact these community organizations: