Enhancing Relationships with the Right Support and Information
Common Types of Abuse
Physical and sexual abuse are the most common forms of domestic/family violence. However, there are other forms of abuse regularly used which can lead to power and control by an abuser. It can become a lifestyle that the abused person gets used to and they may not realise the effect it has on them and their children.
Mixed with physical and sexual abuse these other forms of abuse can have a person living with permanent fear and intimidation resulting in an unhappy life. Children living with parents with this type of relationship often have difficulty growing up with a healthy outlook on life. Sadly they can become abusers too.
The following is a list of types of abuse:
If you are experiencing any type of abuse we urge you to go to the police or to seek help here at Relationship Services. While it can be difficult to speak about abuse, we can provide the ongoing support that you need to turn your life around.
13 Red Flags
If you are experiencing any of the flags below you may wish to seek help to prevent issues from escalating out of control.