Home > Sex > Relationships Updated 12 August 2013 The different types of domestic violence This article explains the different types of domestic violence and steps on how to get out. 0 Check Are you a sex addict? » Ask Sex expert » Join Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for sex? » SEE: What happens to your body during sex? How porn addiction can affect your sex life Physical abuse includes: slapping, punching, hitting, kicking, shoving, scratching, biting, throwing things at you threatening or attacking you with a weapon locking you in or out of the house or abandoning you in a dangerous place refusing to help you when you are injured, sick or pregnant insulting you ignoring you making you feel stupid or worthless ridiculing or laughing at your beliefs humiliating you in private or in public being overly jealous or possessive intimidating or harassing you accusing you of infidelity without good reason isolating you from your friends and family preventing you from going to work attacking your children or your pets threatening to kill you or to leave you or to throw you out threatening to kill himself, or go mad if you leave, or don’t do what he wants swearing at you, calling you names and talking to you as though you were a child, or as though he owns you Sexual abuse includes: making you do sexual things or wear clothes that make you uncomfortable pressuring or forcing you to perform sexual acts that you do not want to do forcing you to have sex when you do not want to; raping you or threatening to rape you forcing you to have sex with other people taking or spending your money, taking or destroying your possessions spending most of the money on himself or giving you a very small allowance expecting you to account for every cent or do more with the money than is possible refusing to give you information about your joint financial situation delaying or refusing to pay maintenance if you are no longer together NEXT ON HEALTH24X Have a question? Ask our sex expert here. 2018-08-01 07:54 More: SexRelationships advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.