It is important to know that abuse is rarely a one time occurrence. It often happens many times, in a cycle.
Domestic Violence is any violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner
For comparison sake, the wheel below is a demonstration of healthy methods to conduct relationships.
CYCLE OF ABUSE
The wheel below is a demonstration of various forms of abuse.
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Any type of abuse occurs