Physical Abuse -- Hitting, kicking, pushing, punching, slapping, choking, grabbing, throwing objects at a partner, threatening with a weapon, driving recklessly with partner in a car, refusing to help a sick partner.
Emotional Abuse -- Constant criticism, making humiliating remarks, name-calling, mocking, yelling, swearing, making victim think she is crazy, making victim feel guilty, making impossible rules and punishing victim for breaking these rules.
Economic Abuse -- Withholding money, credit cards, keeping a partner from work or school, interfering with partner's work or school, giving an allowance, withholding information and access to family finances.
Threats and Intimidation -- Threatening to harm victim, children, family members, and pets. Putting partner in fear using looks, actions and gestures, shouting, smashing things and destroying property.