Definitions of Abuse

Are you being abused? Domestic violence and emotional abuse are behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other. Partners may be married or not married; heterosexual, gay, or lesbian; living together, separated or dating. Look over the abuse checklist and think about how you are being treated. Remember, when one person scares, hurts or continually puts down the other person, it's abuse.

Cover your Internet Tracks

Think that the internet is a safe place to get information? It is, but every time you visit an internet website or search for something on the web, your computer leaves behind a trail of evidence.

Survival Kit

Without making changes the abuse will continue. Here's advice for building a safety plan - whether you're still in the relationship or if you've recently left your abuser.