Are you being abused?

What is domestic violence?

Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behavior in which one person attempts to control another through threats or actual use of physical violence, sexual assault, and verbal or psychological abuse.

Who does abuse happen to?

Anyone can be a victim of abuse, no matter their race, age, gender, sexual orientation, education or income level. Everyone deserves to be safe in their relationship.

How does abuse happen?

People who abuse their partners are seeking control over them. The tactics used to maintain that control may take many forms, including the following:

Red Flags

Does your partner do any of the following?