Resource: The National Domestic Violence Hotline has created resources to help those in a domestic abuse situation.

The complexities of relationship abuse can never be summarized completely in a single diagram, but the Power and Control Wheel presents a useful lens through which to examine domestic violence.

While the Power and Control Wheel assumes she/her pronouns for the victim and he/him pronouns for the perpetrator, the abusive behavior that it details can happen to people of any gender or sexuality.

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