Internet dating warning signs
Some common tactics used by stalkers include following the other person, checking their phone calls, showing up at their workplace and even invading their property.
Other warning signs include hacking into your social networking sites, into your email or having "informants" that can keep him posted as to your whereabouts.
Scammers take advantage of people looking for romantic partners, often via dating websites, apps or social media by pretending to be prospective companions.
It’s a shocking statistic that one in four women and one in seven men are physically abused by their intimate partner, according to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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“It is essential that women receive the right education and information so they can understand the techniques of control frequently used by abusive men.
It’s all too easy for women to excuse their partner’s possessive and jealous behaviour – but in so doing they run the risk of the abuse increasing in frequency and severity over time.