It's Happening to Me

I have experienced violence: I am concerned for my health, personal safety, and wellbeing.


Recognize the signs of power and control in your relationship. I am a victim.
For Example
  1. Do they always make me feel like it is my fault when it may not be?
  2. Do they criticize me, controlling my appearance, and what I do?
  3. Do they isolate me from my family, friends, and coworkers?
  4. Do they show an extreme amount of jealousy?
  5. Do they mentally, verbally, sexually, or physically hurt me?
Respond: Understand that this is not your fault and look for support.
  1. I can seek out someone I trust to let them know what is going on.
  2. I can determine if I am ready or wanting to leave.
  3. I can call or make an appointment with YWCA Spokane for help.
  4. I can ask a friend, family member, or coworker for help.
  5. I can make a safer plan with an advocate or trusted person to leave or upon staying.
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