VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

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Relationship Warning Signs

  • Do you feel nervous around your boyfriend, girlfriend, or partner?
  • Do you have to be careful to control your behavior to avoid their anger?
  • Do you feel pressured by them when it comes to sex?
  • Are you scared of disagreeing with them?
  • Do they criticize you, or humiliate you in front of other people?
  • Are they always checking up or questioning you about what you do without them?
  • Do they repeatedly and wrongly accuse you of seeing or flirting with other people?
  • Do they tell you that if you changed they wouldn’t abuse you?
  • Does their jealousy stop you from seeing friends or family?
  • Do they make you feel like you are wrong, stupid, crazy, or inadequate?
  • Have they ever scared you with violence or threatening behavior?
  • Do you often do things to please them, rather than please yourself?
  • Do they prevent you from going out or doing things you want to do?
  • Do you feel that, with them, nothing you do is ever good enough?
  • Do they say that they will kill or hurt themselves if you break up with them?
  • Do they make excuses for their behavior, for example by saying it’s because of alcohol or drugs, or because they can’t control their temper, or that they were ‘just joking’?
Injunction for Protection Instructions

 

Printable Documents:

It takes courage - English
Domestic/Dating Violence - English

 

Contact Information:
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Shelter: 352-622-8495
(free counseling for adults & children)
Child Advocacy Center: 352-873-4739
(free counseling for children witnessing domestic violence, parent support groups)
Injunction Office: 352-671-5568
Police Dept. Main: 352- 369-7070
Police Records: 352-369-7090
Victim Advocates: 352-369-7139 or 352-369-7134

Marion County Jail: 352-351-8077

State Attorney’s Office: 352-671-5800