Signs of Domestic Violence Embarrass you with put-downs? Always with you wherever you go? Tell you what clothes to wear? Threaten you for talking back or giving your opinion? Never allow you to go any where alone? Threaten to leave you because you don’t do what was asked? Calls you or have you to call whenever you are out constantly? Tells you how long you can be out? Wants to know everyone you talk to? Monitors your phone and computer? Look at you or act in ways that scare you? Control what you do, who you see or talk to, or where you go? Stop you from seeing your friends or family members? Take your money or paycheck, make you ask for money, or refuse to give you money? Make all of the decisions? Tell you that you’re a bad parent or threaten to take away or hurt your children? Threaten to commit suicide? Prevent you from working or going to school? Act like the abuse is no big deal or is your fault, or even deny doing it? Destroy your property or threaten to kill your pets? Intimidate you with guns, knives, or other weapons? Shove you, slap you, choke you, or hit you? Threaten to kill you?