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NEW!! YOUNG PEOPLE'S AA MEETING, meets Tuesday at 6 p.m., beginning February 17, 2009. No need to call first, but if you have questions please contact Amy Fisher at (662)915-3784.
Relationship Violence is a pattern of behavior in an intimate relationship that is used to establish power and control over another person through fear and intimidation.
When we talk about a "pattern of behavior... that is used to establish power and control," we are specifically talking about the repeated use of words and/or actions and inactions in order to demean, intimidate, and/or control another person. This behavior can be VERBAL, EMOTIONAL, and/or PHYSICAL.
Verbal Violence includes any use of words or voice to control or hurt another person.
Examples of verbal violence can include:
|Making critical statements like:
"You can't do anything right"
Emotional Violence includes any action or lack of action meant to control or demean another person.
Examples of emotional violence can include:
Manipulating with lies
Threatening divorce or separation
Constant questioning about activities
Using alcohol and/or drugs
Accusations of affairs
Keeping partner from working
Physical Violence includes any use of size, strength, or presence to hurt or control someone else.
Examples of physical violence can include:
Pinning against wall
Pushing out of car
Punching with a fist
Abuse of children
Trying to hit with car
Abuse of animals
Standing or sitting on
Punching walls, doors, etc.
Attack with an object
|Use of size or presence
Standing behind car to prevent driving away
Taking car keys
Taking credit cards, money, checkbook
Clenching fists as a threat
Standing in doorway to prevent exit