Controlling what a victim does, who the victim sees and talks to, where the victim goes.
Putting a victim in fear by using looks, actions, gestures, loud voice, smashing things, destroying property.
Putting a victim down or making a victim feel badly about themselves; name-calling; making victims think they are crazy.
Trying to keep a victim from getting or keeping a job; making the victim ask the abuser for money; giving the victim an allowance.
Making a victim do sexual things against their will; physically attacking the sexual parts of the body; treating the victim as a sex object.
Making a victim feel guilty about the children; using the children to give messages; using visitation as a way to harass victim.
Making and/or carrying out threats to do something to hurt victim emotionally; threatening to take the children, commit suicide, or report victim to welfare.
Rigid sexual roles; women as subservient, males as "Master of the Castle."