DOES EMOTIONAL ABUSE QUALIFY AS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE?
Domestic violence and abuse can take the form of many behaviors and could be a one-time incident or a pattern of behaviors. In abusive relationships, an aggressor will use tactics such as bullying, manipulation, embarrassment, isolation, blame shifting, gaslighting, threatening, and injuring to control their victim. The abuser isn’t always a spouse/partner, they can be a person you are dating or even a family member. The most common forms of abuse are physical (hitting, punching,… Read More