When Men are abused

Seek support as readily as women do. There is hardly any support available specifically for men, gay or straight, if they want to leave an abusive relationship. The simple explanation is that most research on domestic abuse historically focuses on verbally abused...

DEALING WITH VERBAL ABUSE AT WORK

Obvious verbal abuse at work includes threatening, yelling, cursing, insulting and mocking a victim or victims either in front of people or in private. Verbal abuse in the workplace may be elusive and what bothers one person may not bother another (i.e. spreading...

What is Verbal Abuse?

Verbal abuse is the only type of abuse that can affect every single person with any type of communication ability or understanding. You may be assaulted by verbal abuse at work, at home, at school, on the road, or walking through a park, and there is nothing you can...

CYCLE OF VIOLENCE

A common cycle of abuse begins to take hold once domestic violence starts in a relationship. Your partner apologizes, you lower your guard, and over time, the violence rears its ugly head once again. Understanding the signs of domestic violence and causes of domestic...

Effects of Domestic Violence, Domestic Abuse

The long-term effects of domestic violence are far reaching and often devastating for victims – most often women and children. Women and children, who live in an environment where domestic violence commonly occurs, face increased risks because of the tumultuous...