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Does your partner, former partner, or a family member:

Hit, shove, grab, throw things, use other forms of physical violence against you, or damage your belongings?

Threaten to harm you, others that you love, or your pets?

Call you names, humiliate, criticise or belittle you?

Use your gender/sexuality/identity as a basis for threats, intimidation or harm?

Intentionally use the wrong gender pronouns to upset you?

Monitor and limit your movements, including hindering you in your work, education, or medical treatment? 

Control or discourage your contact with friends, family, co-workers, or LGBTQ+ communities?

Control your access to money and require detailed accounts of what you spend?

Make unwanted advances or force you into unwanted sexual contact or practices?

Blame you for their behaviour (including their drinking or drug use), emotionally blackmail you, or threaten to harm themselves if you leave or seek help?

Use your race, ethnicity, immigration status, educational disadvantage or physical inability, against you?

Pressure or force you into marriage without your consent?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, you may be experiencing domestic abuse.

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