Changes in the law mean that there are now a number of things it is illegal for your partner to do in a relationship

These are the 11 things it is now illegal for your partner to do in a relationship

Changes in the law mean that there are now a number of things it is illegal for your partner to do in a relationship.

Many forms of psychological abuse are now covered by the law which recognises that domestic abuse is not strictly limited to physical violence. Here, we've taken a look at 11 of the things it is now illegal for your partner to do in a relationship.

Your partner might not physically assault you, but if they are doing enough to frighten you, they are committing an offence. This can include making angry gestures, breaking things, punching walls and much more.

5. Scaring you

Your partner might not physically assault you, but if they are doing enough to frighten you, they are committing an offence. This can include making angry gestures, breaking things, punching walls and much more.
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Whether your partner is saying they will tell people details about your health or sexual orientation, repeated threats to reveal personal and private information is a form of abuse.

6. Threatening to reveal private things about you

Whether your partner is saying they will tell people details about your health or sexual orientation, repeated threats to reveal personal and private information is a form of abuse.
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The Crown Prosecution Service says it is illegal under the new legislation to monitor a person using online communication tools or spyware.

7. Putting tracking devices on your phone

The Crown Prosecution Service says it is illegal under the new legislation to monitor a person using online communication tools or spyware.
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If your partner persistently accuses you of cheating just for looking at someone this could be grounds for prosecution. Extreme jealousy, including possessiveness and ridiculous accusations of cheating comes under the new law.

8. Being extremely jealous

If your partner persistently accuses you of cheating just for looking at someone this could be grounds for prosecution. Extreme jealousy, including possessiveness and ridiculous accusations of cheating comes under the new law.
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