Physical Abuse - pushing, kicking, punching, choking, slapping, or any action which causes bodily harm
Physical abuse is when an abuser uses force against the person being abused, injuring them or putting them at risk of injury. This type of abuse includes everything from physical restraint to murder.
Emotional Abuse - threatening, yelling or screaming, constant harassment, public embarassment, possessiveness, isolating you from family and friends, stalking
Emotional abuse is perhaps the hardest to detect, but is just as serious as physical abuse. Emotional abuse can be verbal or nonverbal and can affect you mentally, psychologically or emotionally.
Sexual Abuse - .forcing someone to have or perform unwanted sex or sexual activities, limiting someones sexuality and reproductive choices, forcing someone to look at or participate in pornography
Sexual abuse can happen in any relationship, whether or not any other type of abuse is present. The abuser does not have to be a stranger; they can be a spouse or intimate partner. Just because the person is your spouse or intimate partner does not mean that you are required to have sex with them if you don't want to. Examples of sexual abuse