Do you know someone in an abusive relationship?
Do you recognize any of these common tactics used by an abuser to control their spouse or partner?
--Verbally insults, demeans, or threatens
--Isolates from family, friends, or other people
--Organizes schedules with intent to follow or harass
--Limits mobility or access to money
--Explodes into a rage and assaults physically or sexually
--Strangles, punches, slaps, kicks, or uses other forms of violence
--Excuses each attack and makes promises to change
If you know someone you think is being abused, there are many civilian and military resources available to help victims remain safe.