Warning Signs

Domestic violence is any behavior used by an intimate partner to sustain the mental and physical control of another partner. These behaviors include physical or sexual assault, emotional abuse, and the prevention of financial security. Domestic violence affects both male and female with no regard to the individual’s race, financial or educational background, age, or marital status. [3]
According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, the below warning signs are indicators that you may be in an abusive relationship with a partner [3]:



[1] Vagianos, A. (2015, February 13). 30 Shocking Domestic Violence Statistics That Remind Us It’s An Epidemic.Retrieved from Huffpost:
[2] Domestic Violence Statistics. (2017). Domestic Violence Statistics. Retrieved from Domestic Violence Statistics: http://domesticviolencestatistics.org/domestic-violence-statistics/
[3] The National Domestic Violence Hotline. (n.d.). Abuse Defined. Retrieved from The National Domestic Violence Hotline: http://www.thehotline.org/is-this-abuse/abuse-defined/