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Domestic violence

Domestic violence is physical, emotional, or sexual abuse that happens in a personal relationship. The abuser may use fear, bullying, and threats to gain power and control over the other person. The abuser may act jealous, controlling, or possessive. Over time, the abuse may get worse.

 
 

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