About Domestic Violence
Domestic violence and emotional abuse are defined as behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other. Domestic violence does not discriminate and can happen at any time during a relationship. Domestic violence can happen in heterosexual and homosexual relationships. It crosses all ethnic, social, and economic levels. Domestic abuse comes in many different forms including:
In Utah, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men (PDF) have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner. Visit the Utah Domestic Violence Coalition (UDVC) website for more information.