Does your partner:
• Push/shove, hit, punch, slap, kick or bite you or the children?
• Threaten to harm you, the children or your relatives?
• Threaten to or use a weapon against you?
• Threaten to kill you if you leave?
• Force you to have sex against your will?
• Anger easily when drinking or taking drugs?
• Humiliate you in front of others?
• Deliberately / maliciously destroy personal property or other items of sentimental value to you?
• Constantly accuse you of being unfaithful?
• Constantly and obsessively ‘track’ your time and whereabouts?
• Constantly criticise you or put you down?
• Prevent you from working, leaving your home or socialising?
• Discourage your relationships with family and friends?
• Control all finances and force you to account in detail for what you spend?
• Deny you access to money even for household necessities?
If someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse:
• Express concern
• Assure them that the violence is not their fault
• Support, but don’t advise
• Give resources
• Only intervene if it is legal and safe for you to do so
If you are aware of abuse between strangers, evaluate the best way of intervening: