Domestic Violence : A Pattern Of Abusive Behavior

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Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior or coercive control in any relationship that is used by one person to gain or maintain power and control over another. (Violence). Most of society’s think domestic violence is when one of the spouses is abusing the other spouse. Domestic violence can occur between anyone who has lived together at one point of time; couples who have never lived together, but have a child together and family member who has live together in the same household. Domestic violence can happen to anyone, regardless of their class, religion, ethnic background, education, age, gender, disability status, sexual orientation, gender presentation, or immigration status. The domestic violence can place in different categories, such as; emotional abuse, physical abuse, psychological abuse, sexual abuse and financial abuse. Researcher had discovered tactics that the abusers use to control their victims such as; dominance, humiliation, isolation, threats, intimidation, denial and shifting blame. (Helpguide.org). Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behaviors, which some individuals use to control others in their family or home. Most domestic violence starts with emotional abuse which can lead to verbal abuse. When a person you love or care about break you down by saying, “No one want to be with you, you are ugly, you cannot make it without me and you would not be successful or you better not do something or I will beat you.” Verbal abuse can make a
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