What is domestic violence?

Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive, manipulative and/or controlling behaviors that serves to isolate or instill fear.

If you find yourself answering yes to some of these questions, please call. We can help.

  • Is your relationship making you feel scared, confused or nervous?
  • Are you frightened by your partner's temper?
  • Are you afraid to disagree?
  • Do you have to justify everything you do, every place you go or every person you see to avoid your partner's anger?
  • Does your partner put you down but then tell you that he or she loves you?
  • Have you been forced into having sex when you didn't want to?
  • Are you afraid to break up because your partner has threatened to hurt you?
  • Does your partner blame his or her behavior on drugs/alcohol?
  • Does you partner attempt to undermine your sobriety?
  • Does your partner use your immigration status against you?

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