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Domestic violence: know the signs and get help

Domestic violence, also known as battering or intimate partner violence, is widespread in the United States and it can be long-term and life-threatening. In fact, one in three women and one in four men have experienced domestic violence within their lifetime. It can be difficult to know if you’re being abused. Many people may not […]

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What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse. The frequency and severity of domestic violence can vary dramatically; however, the one constant […]

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