Power and control wheel for dating relationships

23 Mar

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Click on a spoke of the wheel to learn more about one of the forms of abuse, including examples and red flags. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication / program / exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.Any young person can experience dating abuse or unhealthy relationship behaviors, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic standing, ethnicity, religion or culture.It does not discriminate and can happen to anyone in any relationship, whether it’s one that is casual and short-term or serious and monogamous.When the target is at the end of their patience and about to enforce a consequence (evict a tenant, fire an employee, end a relationship, revoke probation, etc..) the perpetrator does some small relatively easy part of what they should already have done (like make a small payment, schedule an appointment, do a small chore etc..) Even if the target understands that the token is not at all commensurate with the backlog of irresponsibility, it is hard for most people to follow through on the consequence.The perpetrator usually gets a reprieve ("to prove he means it") and the backsliding begins immediately.