Archives for Domestic Violence - Page 2

Why Do Abused Victims Stay?

It can be difficult for many people to understand why a person would stay in an abusive relationship. But there are many reasons. Strong emotional and psychological forces keep...
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Symptoms of Domestic Violence

Abusive relationships have a powerful psychological impact on the victims. Victims of an abusive relationship may experience some of the following emotions and behaviors: Agitation, anxiety and chronic apprehension...
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What Is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is when one partner in an intimate relationship abuses the other. The abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional or a combination of all three. Physical abuse can...
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Understanding Domestic Violence

Domestic violence, or violence in the family unit, with women and children as primary victims, is a major public health problem. Domestic violence constitutes a pattern of abusive behavior...
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Taking Action with Domestic Violence

When spouses, intimate partners or dates use physical violence, threats, emotional abuse, harassment or stalking to control the behavior of their partners, they are committing domestic violence. The first...
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Why Do Abused Victims Stay?

It can be difficult for many people to understand why a person would stay in an abusive relationship, but there are many reasons. Strong emotional and psychological forces keep...
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