Recognizing and Understanding Domestic Violence


Domestic violence or abuse can sometimes be difficult to admit or even understand.  Below are some visuals that might help. 

If one of the situations within the top two "Power and Control" wheels exists in your situation, please be sure to let us know.  

Regardless of what specific legal issue you're contacting us about, understanding this part of your situation could prove vital in our help to you. 

For more free and confidential guidance about abuse, you may also contact an advocacy office near you, (in Kansas: 

The bottom wheel here (called "Equality") gives some examples of what to look for in a healthy relationship.

Each wheel is in a downloadable attachment below.






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