Are You in an Unhealthy Relationship?
If you are concerned for your immediate safety, please call 911
or the National Domestic Violence 24/7 Hotline
or Text "start" to 88788
Do you feel unsafe? Are you planning on leaving your relationship? Safety Plans & Guidelines will help!
Are you looking for a community of women that understands what you are going through?
Find A Woman's Help Agency in Your Area
Legal Information for each State
Resources to Educate Yourself on Abuse
What Does a Controlling Relationship Look Like?
Are you wondering what domestic abuse is?
Domestic Abuse is a "pattern of coercive behavior used by one person to control and subordinate another in an intimate relationship. These behaviors may include physical, sexual, psychological, and economic abuse."
There is cyclical pattern to this behavior causing false hope and confusion for any woman. This cycle of behavior is designed to keep you in the relationship...and keep you silent. Each phase is essentially a type of manipulation because abuse is a choice otherwise, he would be acting this way outside of your home.