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    Listen when you are ready to talk.

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    Give you supportive information and answers.

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    Assure you it was not your fault, you are not alone and you have choices.

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    Empower you to plan for the future.

  • Domestic Abuse

    Domestic abuse is a pattern of violent and coercive behaviors, including physical, sexual, verbal and psychological attacks used against an intimate partner to gain or maintain power and control over them. This includes dating violence.

    Emotional Abuse

    You are being emotionally abused if someone:

    • Ignores your feelings
    • Withholds approval, appreciation, or affection as punishment
    • Makes all decisions for you
    • Embarrasses you with hurtful names and put downs
    • Wants to control what you do, who you see, who you talk to, and where you go
    • Looks at you or acts in ways that scare you
    • Embarrasses you in public and in front of friends
    • Ridicules you with lies and contradictions
    • Intimidates you with guns, knives or other weapons*
    • Threatens to kill you*

    *These acts are against the law

    Physical Abuse

    You are being physically abused if someone:

    • Pushes or shoves you
    • Slaps or hits you
    • Pulls your hair
    • Kicks or punches you
    • Restrains you with force
    • Strangles you
    • Throws objects at you

    Sexual Abuse

    You are being sexually abused and/or harassed if someone:

    • Makes demeaning remarks about your gender
    • Calls you sexual names that make you feel uncomfortable
    • Forces you to take off your clothes
    • Forces you to have sex against your will
    • Insists you dress more or less provocatively than you want
    • Minimizes the importance of your feelings about sex
    • Forces you to have sex through intimidation and emotional manipulation

    What Do I Do if I’m Worried About My Relationship?

    Tell someone you trust. Remember, it is not your fault.
    You can also call our 24-hour crisis line at 307-672-3222 to talk to someone.