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Safe Harbor Shelter

Sexual Abuse:

Verbal Abuse:

Includes forcing sex on an unwilling partner, degrading treatment, demanding sexual acts the victim does not want to perform.

Includes making it difficult for the victim to see friends and relatives, monitoring phone calls, controlling where the victim goes, taking the victim's car keys. Also destruction of property such as: destroying personal belongings of the victim, punching walls, abusing pets, throwing or breaking things.

Signs of Domestic Abuse

Includes constant criticism, making humiliating remarks, name-calling, mocking, embarrassing the victim in public, lying, being overly jealous, keeping weapons and threatening to use them.

Verbal Abuse:

Includes hitting with hands, fists or a weapon, kicking, punching, slapping, beating, strangulation, and/or pushing.

Physical Abuse: