What Are the Signs of Domestic Violence?

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Do you know the signs of domestic violence? It is any form of violence in which you are in an intimate relationship with the abuser. This can be your current or ex-partner, sibling, parent, or child.

There is a good chance you know or care about someone affected by this horrific plague, but what are the signs of domestic violence that you should watch out for?

In this guide, we’ll cover some key red flags to look out for. Read on to know how to spot the different types of domestic violence.

When You Feel Scared, Belittled, and Controlled

If you have relationship problems where you constantly feel like you have to “walk on eggshells” to avoid an argument, or if you feel like you are always being put down and made to feel worthless, these are signs that you may be a victim of domestic violence.

Other signs can include your partner isolating you from your friends and family, monitoring your movements, and keeping you from having any say in decisions made about your relationship or household.

If you are experiencing any of these signs, it is important to reach out for help. There are many resources available to victims of domestic violence, and you deserve to be safe and happy in your own life.

Financial Abuse

Financial abuse is when one partner controls all the money in the relationship and the other partner is not allowed to work or have any access to money. This can leave the victim feeling completely powerless and trapped. 

This can make it difficult for victims to leave abusive relationships, as they may not have the resources to do so. 

Physical Violence

This can manifest itself in many ways, including hitting, kicking, shoving, or blocking someone from leaving. It can also involve using a weapon against someone or forcing them to have sex.

Physical violence is often used to control and intimidate victims, and it can escalate over time. If you see or experience any of these behaviors, it’s important to get help right away.


Your partner may try to control what you do, who you see, or what you wear. If you have a hard time making decisions without your partner’s approval, or if you feel like you are not allowed to be yourself, these could be signs that you are being manipulated

It also includes feeling scared, feeling isolated, or feeling like you cannot leave the relationship. If you are experiencing any of these signs, please reach out for help to treat relationship PTSD the right way.

Learn the Signs of Domestic Violence Starting Today

It is important to be aware of the signs of domestic violence so that you can get help if you are in an abusive relationship. 

If you are experiencing any of the signs of domestic violence listed in this article, please reach out for help. You can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline. There is also a live chat available 24/7 online. You are not alone.

Don’t wait to ask for help. Do this today!

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