What is abuse?
Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior used to establish a power and control over another person through fear and intimidation. Domestic Violence does not necessarily have to include physical violence; it often includes the threat or use of violence.
Domestic Violence is a crime that can include: physical abuse, emotional abuse, economic abuse, and sexual abuse.
Often Batterers use threats, intimidation, isolation, and other behaviors to maintain power over their victims.
Forms of Abuse
Signs of Domestic Violence
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