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How Will I Know?


Everyone Responds to Abuse Differently

but there are a few identifying behaviors most victims of domestic violence have in common. If your child or friend exhibits any of the following behaviors, they cold be in an abusive relationship.


  • They give up hobbies or other activities they once enjoyed
  • They constantly worry about making their significant other jealous
  • They apologize for their partner's behavior or make excuses for them
  • They withdraw from friends and family
  • They spend a lot of time with the person they're dating, but not with other friends
  • They receive constant texts or phone calls from their partner
  • They have unexplained injuries, or give explanations for them that dont make sense
  • They change noticible things about their behavior, clothing, academic goals, or friendships

    This project is supported in part (or in whole) by grant, 03215VAGX006403 from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime through the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute. Views contained herein are those of the author and do not represent the position of USDOJ or ICJI. 
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