The victim may be flattered at first but as time goes on, these behaviors become more severe and serve to dominate and control the victim. Jealousy: At the beginning of a relationship an abusive person will always say that jealousy is a sign of love.Jealousy has nothing to do with love; it’s a sign of possessiveness and lack of trust.In case you don’t really know what you should be looking for, we have compiled a list of signs that might raise a red flag in your relationship that should not be overlooked. Your control freak partner might think that you would be better off if you changed a thing or two about yourself.He really thinks that he is helping you by point out your flaws over and over again, but in fact he only makes the situation worse. He might be a master of micromanaging the actions of others.Others are positive indicators that you are becoming involved with an abuser.
Abusive men wait until an attachment bond is formed, and then slowly start taking more and more control of a woman’s life until he has her completely under his thumb.The abusive person will question the victim about whom she/he/ze/se talks to, accuse the victim of flirting, or be jealous of time the victim spends with family, friends, or children.As the jealousy progresses, the abusive person may call the victim frequently during the day or drop by unexpectedly.The following is a list of red flags for you to notice and pay attention to when dating someone or beginning a new relationship.Some of them are indicators that the relationship may become abusive.