Signs of Domestic Violence

Worried woman with cancer cradles her child

Identity the Signs of Domestic Violence

Often their will be nothing obvious. Friends and family can interpret signs of fear as “quiet” or “responsive to her partner”.

She may seem:

  • Nervous, depressed or withdrawn.
  • Overly anxious about him & his moods.
  • Her partner appears to control the money, children, social activities, work, clothes and friends.
  • Her partner often orders her about or makes all the decisions.
  • She may have stopped seeing he friends and/or family.
  • She may have bruises, cuts or sprains.

Why does she stay?