Dating & Domestic Violence...


Dating and Domestic Violence

Dating and domestic violence: any act, attempt, or threat of force by a family member or intimate partner against another family member.

Dating and domestic violence occurs in all socio-economic, educational, racial, and age groups. The issues of power and control are at the heart of family violence. The batterer uses acts of violence and a series of behaviors to gain power and control.

Behavioral Signs:

Warning Signs:

Someone involved in an abusive relationship might display certain behavioral signs including:

Why Does the Victim Stay?