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Looking at Abusive Behaviors: Sexual Abuse

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Abusive behavior in relationships is a common problem. This series on such behaviors will help you to evaluate the abuse level in your past or present relationship.

Abuse is any behavior that is designed to control and subjugate another human being through the use of fear, humiliation, and verbal or physical assaults.

Day 3: Sexual Abuse

  • Sexual abuse refers to any action that pressures or coerces someone to do something sexually they don't want to do. Sexual abuse is unwanted sexual activity, with perpetrators using force, making threats or taking advantage of victims not able to give consent.

Day 4: Using Children As A Weapon

  • Using your children against you as a means to get you to do something that you wouldn’t usually want to do; to manipulate you and control you.

Day 5: Physical Abuse

  • Physical abuse is an act of another party involving contact intended to cause feelings of physical pain, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm. The root cause of emotional and psychological difficulties later in later are often attributed to physical abuse.  

If you are concerned about your relationship please seek local professional assistance.

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