Anger, Violence & Abuse

Types of Abuse

 

  • Emotional Abuse

  • Verbal Abuse

  • Mental Abuse

  • Physical Abuse

  • Sexual Abuse

  • Financial Abuse

  • Digital/Online Abuse

 

See More at:  http://www.loveisrespect.org/pdf/Types_Of_Abuse.pdf

 

Warning Signs of Abuse

 

  • extreme jealousy or insecurity

  • constant put-downs

  • possessiveness or treating you like property

  • telling you what to do

  • constantly checking in on you

  • explosive temper

  • making false accusations

  • isolating you from your friends and family

  • preventing you from doing things you want to do

 

You May Be Abused If:

 

  • You are frightened by your partner’s temper

  • You are afraid to disagree with your partner

  • You have been hit, kicked, or shoved by your partner

  • You do not see friends or family because of your partner’s jealousy

  •  You have been forced to have sex or have been afraid to say no to sex

  •  You have been forced to explain everything that you do, every place that you go and every person that you see to avoid your partner’s temper

  •  You believe that you cannot live without your partner or that you cannot get enough of your partner

  • You believe that marriage will change your partner

  • Your partner makes you feel worse about yourself

  • You have fewer and fewer happy times together, and more and more of your time is spent on apologies, promises, anger, guilt and fear

National Hotlines

 

National Child Abuse Hotline

1.800.422.4453

www.childhelp.org

 

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1.800.799.7233

www.ndvh.org

 

 

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

1.800.656.4673

www.rainn.org

 

 

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

1.866.331.9474

www.loveisrespect.org

 

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1.800.273.8255 

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org