Domestic Violence : A Common Form Of Family Violence

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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence (D V) occurs in almost every society and culture of the world. It can be physical, sexual, emotional, or psychological actions or threats of actions that influences another person. It is behaviors that intimidates, manipulate, humiliate, isolate, frighten, stalk, terrorize, coerce, threaten, blame, hurt, injure, and wound someone. It affects mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers of nearly every person in our community either directly or indirectly. What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic Violence is described as violent or hostile behavior within the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner. It is a common form of family violence that may contain not only physical abuse, but one or more of emotional abuse, sexual abuse, and economical/finical abuse. Physical abuse can be pulling your hair, punching, slapping, kicking, biting or choking you it also includes denying a partner medical care or forcing you to use drugs or alcohol. Emotional abuse is when somebody is trying to isolate you from family or friends, monitoring where you go, who you call and who you spend time with, and demanding to know where you are every minute. Sexual Abuse is forcing you to dress in a sexual ways, holding you down during sex, threatening to hurt you, the children, your family or your pets and even to the extremes of purposefully trying to pass on a sexually transmitted disease to you. Economical/financial abuse is considered giving you an…
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