Domestic Violence

Wheel of Power & Control

Warning Signs of Domestic Violence

  • Call you names

  • Scare you by yelling

  • Try to control you by threatening or hurting you, your kids, or your pets

  • Push, hit, slap, punch, and/or throw things at you

  • Pull your hair

  • Threaten you with a weapon (knife, gun, iron, or anything that could be used to hurt you)

  • Try to manipulate you by making it seem that things are your fault

  • Forbid you from leaving the house, getting a job, or talking to your relatives or friends

  • Threaten to have you deported

  • Force you to use drugs or have sex