Unhealthy relationships can often be hard to detect and what may appear as the perfect couple can actually be an abusive relationship in disguise.
According to the NCADV, the number of American people who suffer from abuse by a domestic partner is 20 per minute! More shockingly, 1/3 of all women have endured some sort of domestic violence.
Whether it’s happening to us or to people we care about, we should never ignore any form of abuse no matter how mild it may seem. The problem is that victims may choose to stay in an abusive relationship for many reasons, such as financial dependency, having kids, fear of change or further abuse, etc.
If you have a strong feeling that your friend is in an abusive relationship, here are some expert signs to help you prove your point and start helping out.
After all, an abusive relationship should end up exactly like a lady gaga and Bradley cooper relationship, nonexistent!