Facts About Domestic Abuse


Abuse is the use of emotional, verbal, physical, financial and/or sex to gain power and control within a relationship.

Abuse Is Not Your Fault

Nothing you have done or ever could do is bad enough to deserve abuse from anyone. You have a right to feel safe. You should not feel ashamed to seek help if you are abused.

Abuse Is a Choice

A batterer chooses to be violent.

Children Are The Silent Victims
of Domestic Abuse

Abuse continues from generation to generation