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Types of Abuse

Domestic abuse is any type of behavior done to an intimate partner or relative that makes them have power over the other. These actions can be physical, sexual, emotional, financial, psychological, and/or spiritual. Learn the signs. If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, or if...

DV, IPV, Abuse: What Does It Mean?

You may have heard domestic violence, intimate partner violence, relationship abuse, and other related terms used interchangeably. You also may be wondering, “what language should I be using to describe abuse in relationships?” Historically in the U.S., abuse in relationships has been represented by solely categorizing husbands as abusers...