Domestic Violence Power & Control Wheel


Power & Control Wheel
  • Physical Abuse: Abuse involving contact intended to cause feelings of intimidation, pain, injury, or other physical or bodily harm.

  • Sexual Abuse: Forcing of undesired sexual behavior by one person upon another. This can include rape, touching, showing pornographic pictures, sodomy, oral sex, and other sexual misconduct that is unwanted.

  • Emotional Abuse: The other person is putting down an individual by humiliating, ridicules, degrades, blames, and withholds affection. Destroying their self esteem and making.