Domestic Violence is a pattern of one person trying to dominate or control another person. This involves different types of abusive ways.
It is a repetitive process of abuse where the perpetrator gets hold of the victim in a consistent manner. DV comes in different forms and ways.
Domestic abuse describes violent or aggressive behaviour within the home, usually involving a violent abuse of power by a spouse or partner.
It can establish itself in many different forms. Most will recognise physical abuse, which causes injury to the victim, either using weapons or the perpetrator’s own size and strength to overpower. But there are many other ways for abusers to assert power over their victims, too: