Forms of Domestic Abuse

Published: 04 August 2023
Last updated: 30 November 2023

Domestic abuse is any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are or have been intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality. 

Domestic abuse usually falls into one of the below categories. Click the drop-down button to read the signs for each form of abuse: 

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