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Abuse FAQ

What is Domestic Abuse or Violence?

Domestic violence is defined as a pattern of behavior used by one person to control another.

Behaviors attributed to domestic violence occur when one partner:

You may not be experiencing domestic violence, but be aware that 1 in 4 adult women will experience one or more episodes of violence by her current or past intimate partners. This very well may be your sister, mother, daughter, coworker, employee or friend.