Forms of Domestic Violence

Intimidation and Terrorizing:Inspiring fear through frightening behaviors.Shouting, hostile looks and gestures, destroying property and cherished possessions, threatening or harming pets, and wielding weapon, and any other action that causes fear for one’s needed possessions (car for transportation), life or the lives of loved ones.

Isolation:Undermining and destroying essential social and emotional support. Separating a person from relationships and activities necessary for mental and emotional stability. This includes using extreme jealousy and rage to prevent the person from seeing friends, loved ones and colleagues; attending social gathering such as church, school meetings, and medical appointments;

Shunning Alternated with Indulgences:


  • Shunning Alternated with Indulgences:


    Economic Control:

    Using Children and Other Loved Ones: