Physical Abuse

  • Published: Saturday, 07 September 2019 23:06

Physical Abuse

Physical abuse includes unwanted physical contact, which may or may not cause an injury. Physical abuse can be directed at you, your children, household pets or others. Has your partner ever:

  • pushed, shoved or kicked you
  • held you down to keep you from leaving
  • slapped, hit or punched you
  • bit, stabbed, burned or choked you
  • thrown objects at you
  • locked you out of the house
  • abandoned you in dangerous places
  • refused to help when you were sick, injured or pregnant
  • tried to hit or force you off the road with a car
  • threatened or hurt you with a weapon