a state of affairs between two people characterized by wrong or improper action, either physical or verbal
If you feel you are in an abusive relationship, take it seriously. Talk to someone; get help.
She had fallen deeper into depression, feeling that she was hopelessly trapped in an abusive relationship.
Gruelle's story highlights the overlooked fact that leaving an abusive relationship can be lethal.
I finally realized that this was an unhealthy, abusive relationship.
This is a topic that 19-year-old Jasmine Villegas, a singer and a survivor of an abusive relationship, already knows about.
The advice given to friends and family worried someone they love is in an abusive relationship is to tread lightly.
Are the leads in the trilogy in a healthy or abusive relationship?
Wynser said she first became aware of the problem of domestic violence after a friend of hers was in an abusive relationship.
The speaker was sharing the story of his daughter who had been in an abusive relationship.
After a 20-year abusive relationship with her ex-husband, Michael Connolly, she finally gathered the strength to leave him.