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Men and Women can be victims of domestic violence. Men and Women can be perpetrators of domestic violence. Domestic violence and abuse co-occurrence with child abuse are also incredibly high.
When Emotional Abuse is Domestic Violence
Everyone deserves a life free of abuse, but often when you are in the middle of an abusive relationship, it can be easy to miss the undercurrent of abusive behavior. Emotional abuse can be very subtle. Recognizing signs of emotional and verbal is key to gaining awareness, making empowered decisions, and building safe boundaries. Once you know what the “red flags” are, you are better able to see them waving miles away! Visit "Love Is Not:"
Emotional abuse is one of the hardest forms of abuse to identify. It can be subtle or it can be overt and manipulative. Many people don't realize that abuse isn't just physical.
The Rose Andom Center in Denver improves the lives of domestic violence victims by facilitating better access to services and staff of community organizations and government agencies in a single, safe location. visit website
Alternatives to Violence provides shelter, advocacy, education, and resources for people impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. (Loveland and Southern Larimer Counties)
Services are offered for free:
Helping Survivors' mission is to assist anyone who has been victimized by sexual assault or abuse. Their website is a compilation of information around different instances of sexual violence. They offer resources to assist survivors and their families, and will continuously be adding more. They recently made a guide specific to domestic violence and sexual abuse. It has tons of great info, including how to help someone who has experienced this type of abuse and warning signs.
Recommended Reading for Dealing with Difficult Personalities
The Battles During and Afterward: The author of this book shares what to expect during and after a divorce from a narcissist and how to protect yourself and your children. She provides coaching, education, and support to help people nationwide. Divorcing a Narcissist: One Mom's Battle
"For Emotional Predators, life is a strategy game to dominate and control, and you are either a player to be defeated or a game piece to be used. Before you know what’s happening, they’ll ruin your life without empathy or remorse – and traditional approaches will make things worse." Protecting Yourself From Emotional Predators
"This book will help you to sort out whether your partner’s behavior is just “normal relationship stuff” or whether he is trying to control you. And if he is controlling, Lundy will guide you in how to keep yourself safe and sort out the way forward for your life." Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men
If you resonate with any of the following statements, you would be helped by having a divorce coach on your team:
The legislature and the courts also recognize that children living in homes where domestic violence occurs are at greater risk of emotional, psychological, and physical harm. Since domestic violence affects children in a variety of ways, each child should be assessed on an independent basis. If your case involves domestic violence, you are strongly encouraged to seek an assessment, counseling, or other services for your family.
The Austin Institute for the Study of Family and Culture’s 2014 Relationships in America Survey reveals that significantly more women than men file for divorce and that women are far more likely than men to cite abuse as the reason. Relationships in America Survey, The Austin Institute for the Study of Family and Culture (2014).
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