DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INFORMATION
Statistics, Warning Signs, Survivor's Stories
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE STATISTICS
You aren't alone in what you're going through, unfortunately several people have dealt with domestic violence and abuse in their lives. Please click the button below to be taken to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence's (NCADV) website for statistics regarding domestic violence.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WARNING SIGNS
It can be hard admitting that you are being abused, but taking that first step is one of the hardest and most important. Here is a list of warning signs from NCADV along with their whole "Learn More" section that has great resources for if you're unsure about your situation. Click the button below to learn more.
It feels like you are alone or that you aren't going to make it, but that's just not true. Surviving and thriving are possible. Click the button below to read several stories of survivors from the Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC.)
Sometimes abusive individuals are not easily identified as these people are skilled at hiding their true nature and can seem like the ideal partner in the beginning.
Abuse can also be hard to recognize especially if it isn't physical. However, throughout the many forms of abuse, one thing remains the same: the want to gain and maintain power and control of their partner.