This person may:

  • Hitting, punching, kicking, shoving, choking or slapping you

  • Using weapons to inflict harm or threaten you

  • Controlling what you eat or when you sleep

  • Forcing you to do work against your will

  • Forcing you to use drugs or alcohol

  • Stopping you from seeking medical treatment or calling the police

  • Frequently miss work, school and social obligations without notice or explanation

  • Make seemingly odd clothing choices in an effort to conceal bruises or scars, for example: wearing long sleeves or turtlenecks in the summer and sunglasses indoors

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