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24-Hour Crisis Line
Linea de crisis 24 horas
insulting blaming criticizing accusing name calling shaming telling you that you deserve to be abused humiliating you questioning your sanity intense jealousy threatening to injure or kill you, your children, your friends, family members or family pets threatening self-abuse or suicide threatening to kidnap the children if you try to leave not allowing you to make important decisions isolating you from friends or family not letting you use the phone or leave the house not allowing you to work, to school or drive the car threatening to have you deported locking you out of the house destroying property breaking down a door to get to you forcing your vehicle off the road abandoning you in dangerous places driving at unsafe speeds to intimidate you causing you to feel as though you are going crazy
refusing to work or to be responsible for any financial concerns not allowing you to know about your joint financial status hiding family assets making you ask for spending money not allowing you to have a checkbook keeping you in poverty not paying alimony or child support when able
pushing pinching hitting kicking choking biting shaking slapping spitting on pinning down pulling hair beating bruising breaking bones using a knife, gun or other weapon against a partner forcing one to do something against his/her will holding captive keeping one from getting medical care preventing one from eating or sleeping
ridiculing your beliefs forbidding you to practice your faith or have your children attend religious services not allowing you to celebrate religious holidays not allowing the display of symbols of your faith within your home forcing you to deny your religious beliefs or forcing you to practice his / hers
unwanted touching rape (including marital rape) incest insisting that one or both partners have other sexual relationships bringing other sex partners into the family home following a beating with sex insisting upon uncomfortable sex using a weapon during sex withholding sex forcing sex shaming one's partner by using such words as "slut", "whore", "frigid", "impotent", etc.
threatening to "out" you to people who are not aware of your sexual orientation related threats that may cause you to fear the loss of your children, family, job or social standing threatening to reveal your HIV or AIDS status causing you to become a target for anti-lesbian or gay violence or ostracism
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