The Domestic Violence Prevention Center (DVPC), a United Way Partner Agency, helps women recover from abuse, resolve personal conflicts, improve self-esteem and begin new lives.
looming over the person, getting in their face, blocking a doorway, grabbing someone, following the person around, slapping, pulling hair, pushing, punching, beating, kicking, strangling, threatening with harm, using weapons, throwing things, breaking things, driving recklesslymind games, manipulation, always being "right", making accusations, controlling what a person does and who she sees and talks to, telling her how to dress, making all the decisions, blaming the other person for your faults You may wish to be notified prior to your abuser's release date if your abuser is serving a sentence at Two Bridges Jail.
Over time, the violence usually becomes more dangerous, and the attacks more frequent.
The Power and Control Wheel below shows the many of the different tactics abusers use to exert their power.
To facilitate this process, you can fill out this form located on their website.
At ICADV we reject the notion that domestic violence is inevitable.