What exactly is domestic violence?
Also known as "family abuse," it is any act committed against a family or household member involving violence, force, or threats that results in bodily injury, or the fear of bodily injury. More commonly, it is known as a pattern of abusive behaviors used by someone in an intimate, dating, or familial relationship, to dominate over, intimidate and control another person.

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1. What exactly is domestic violence?
2. What types of relationships are covered under domestic violence?
3. What is abusive or coercive behavior?
4. What are some characteristics of a batterer?
5. Why do abusers batter?
6. What are some early warning signs that your partner may be an abuser?