Just as there is not one reason for abuse, there is not one type of batterer.
What can I do if I, or someone I know is being abused?
There are many options available to people who need help. Take an active concern and help her plan for her safety.
DEFINITION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Domestic violence is a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviors, including physical, sexual, and psychological attacks, as well as economic coercion, that adults or adolescents use against their intimate partner.
Back to Top FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Do women who stay in abusive relationships like the abuse?
Back to Top THE POWER AND CONTROL WHEEL Click on image to view larger WHY WOMEN STAY A question often asked by society is: Why don’t battered women leave their abusers?