Domestic Violence Unmasked: Domestic violence is...

"Domestic violence is not just a women's issue but is also a men's issue. We have to do our best not letting any one intimidate us in what we call love."

The batterer uses acts of violence and a series of behaviors, including intimidation, threats, psychological abuse, isolation, etc. to coerce and to control the other person.

-Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation