Emotional Abuse/Verbal Abuse: Non physical behaviors such as threats, insults, constant monitoring or "checking in," excessive texting, humiliation, intimidation or isolation.
Stalking: Being repeatedly watched, followed or harassed.
Financial Abuse: Using money or access to accounts to exert power and control over a partner.
Physical Abuse: Any intentional use of physical force with the intent to cause fear or injury, like hitting, shoving, biting, strangling, kicking or using a weapon.
Sexual Abuse: Any action that impacts a person's ability to control their sexual activity or the circumstances in which sexual activity occurs, including restricting access to birth control or condoms.
Digital Abuse: The use of technology such as texting and social networking to bully, harass, stalk or intimidate a partner. Often this behavior is a form of verbal or emotional abuse perpetrated through technology.
Don't ignore abuse.
Ask for help.
You CAN do this.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline