Abuse can take many forms within the context of a relationship. It can be emotional, financial, physical, or even sexual, but no matter what, no one should ever have to endure it. Your romantic partner should be the person who you trust most in the world—someone who treats you with love and respect. But when that love and respect turns to pain and suffering, it’s time to leave.
The problem, though, is that leaving someone who is willing to hurt you is difficult and dangerous. You’re taking something from them, and it’s going to make them angry, so it’s vital to have a plan in place that helps you identify abuse, safely leave your abuser, and be prepared for post-relationship life.
While even the best preparation cannot guarantee your safety, it can make you safer, and so to help you, let’s take a look at these 6 ways to get out of an abusive relationship.