After effects dating violence
Anxiety is closely related to fear, which is the response to a real or perceived immediate threat.
Fear and anxiety are normal evolved responses in both humans and animals, and physical responses are linked to the "fight-or-flight" system.
About 25% of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) individuals are victims of intimate partner abuse, just as often as are heterosexual women. Maltreatment that takes place in the context of any romantic relationship is abuse as described by the above specific terms.