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Psychological violence occurs when someone uses threats and causes fear in you to gain control.




Psychological Abuse is:


  • threatening to harm you, your children or your family if you leave
  • threatening to harm themselves
  • threats of violence
  • threats of abandonment or breaking up
  • destruction of your personal property
  • social isolation from your family and friends
  • being dominent over you
  • confinement to the home
  • verbal aggression (name calling, yelling, insults, imitating or mocking you)
  • Excluding you from meaningful events or activities
  • not allowing you to have visitors or preventing you from being around certain people
  • constant humiliation
  • telling you that you are not good enough - that no one else would ever want you or put up with you
  • intentionally frightening you
  • making derogative or slanderous statements about you to others, telling others things you said or did to cause drama

If any of these are happening to you or someone you know, you can call the

Marjorie House 24/7 to talk 807-229-2222.