What is Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence is the willful intimidation as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. Frequency and severity of domestic violence can vary dramatically, but the constant of domestic violence is one partner’s consistent efforts to maintain power and control over the other. (This can include things like):
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If you think you are being abused by someone, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE for confidential, anonymous help.
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