Why does Violence happen?
People are not born with “angry genes”. Violent behaviour is often learned within family, community or media. Violence does NOT usually occur because of not caring. It is often the result of feeling out of control and needing to gain it back.
Can it be Stopped?
Violence can become a way of Life, but the pattern CAN BE BROKEN.
Am I being Abused? How do I know?….. Abuse can take several different forms.
SEVEN (7) TYPES OF ABUSE:
1. Physical Abuse
Definition: Any unwanted attempt to control someone physically.
2. Sexual Abuse
Definition: Using someone’s sexuality to control him or her. (CONTROLLING, hurting or destroying them).
3. Financial Abuse
Definition: Using financial power to control others.
Definition: Not being available physically, pyschologically, or emotionally to a person who needs you and using this to control them.
5. Spiritual Abuse
Definition: Destroying someone’s sense of who they are.
6. Emotional Abuse
Definition: Controlling how another person feels. Playing on someone’s emotions.
7. Pyschological Abuse
Definition: Shifting responsibility by destroying a person’s thought patterns, making a person think that he/she is the cause of abuse.