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Identifying Abuse

Identifying Abuse

Domestic Abuse comes in many forms

Domestic abuse is an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behavior, including sexual violence. When people think of the terms associated with domestic violence, they often think of battery and physical blows. This also helps to perpetuate the myth that only women are abused by their partners. However, there are many other types of abuse; silent abuse that leaves emotional scars instead of physical wounds. Emotional abuse is much harder to pinpoint, and misleadingly perceived less harmful as that of a physical nature. Listed below are the different types of abuse and how to spot the red flags.

Different types of abuse and how to identify them: