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Anger Issues Checklist

Could You Be Abusive?

Almost everyone is capable of some manipulative or controlling behaviour from time to time – we all want to get our way or win the argument. But there is a line between wanting to win and being abusive. Remember that abuse is not always physical. It can be emotional or controlling behaviour. Both guys and girls can be abusers.

If you do these things, you could be an abuser:

You may notice yourself:

If you recognise more than a few of the above warning signs, it’s time to take a closer look at yourself. These are signs of being abusive. It’s time for you to speak to someone and get some help before you hurt someone.

Need to talk to someone? Call the Tithandizane Helpline on 116 or visit the help pages below.


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