SEXUAL ABUSE is any sexual behaviour that is unwanted contact and or interferes with the victim’s right to say “no” to sexual advances.
VERBAL ABUSE is when words are used to attack, control, manipulate and or inflict harm on another person.
Spiritual Abuse is when a person is denied the right to pursue spiritual activities; their spiritual beliefs are denigrated and when other forms of abuse are justified as acts supported by religious beliefs.
Social Abuse is when an individual is isolated from friends or family or the coercion of an individual in a public setting
Emotional / Psychological Abuse is a pattern of behaviours that are designed to control and undermine the emotional well being and sense of worth of another person
Not coming home, having affairs, silence, refusing to deal with issues
Taking advantage of a fear, inappropriate expressions of jealousy
Making the other person feel guilty, manipulation, never forgiving, holding on to grudges, deliberately withholding affection, not sharing on household chores
Removing responsibility, deliberately creating a mess for partner to clean, demanding all your attention, threatening suicide