Hitting, slapping, shoving, pinching, biting, and pushing are types of physical abuse.
What is Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in a relationship that is used by the abuser to gain power and control over a partner. Domestic violence can be emotional, economic, sexual, physical, psychological and deadly.
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Constant criticism, name calling, damaging one's relationship with one's child(ren).
Attempting to coerce any sexual contact or behavior. Sexual abuse includes, but not limited to
marital rape, attacks on sexual parts of the body, forcing sex after physical violence, or treating someone in a sexually
Causing fear by intimidation, threatening to cause physical harm to self, children, pets, family, or friends.
Attempting or making someone financially dependent by maintaining financial control over financial resources, access to
money, or forbidding one's attendance at work or school.
2/3 of stalkers pursue their victims at least once per week, many daily, using more than one method.
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Georgia Domestic Violence Hotline:
Caring Is Doing For Others!
We are a small organization with BIG hearts! For those of you who have never lived in a home of domestic abuse, it's hard to imagine how helpless a victim feels. Domestic abuse always involves power-whether it's physical, sexual, emotion, or economic-and victims typically feel helpless as they experience the escalating number of incidents of violence at the hands of a family member.
We are committed to educating, encouraging, empowering, and providing basic necessities to survivors and their children transitioning to a life free of abuse. This is a daily mission for us, just as it is a daily challenge for them.
Caring Is Doing For Others demonstrates: