Forms of Intimate Partner Violence

A Comprehensive Look at the Many Different Forms Intimate Partner Violence Can Take. When most people think of what domestic violence is, what they are actually thinking of is Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). IPV is violence and/or aggression that takes place between two partners who are engaged in an intimate relationship. Just as every relationship is different, the form that IVP takes within an unhealthy relationship is often different as well. Common variables include the frequency and severity of the violence. One thing is clear though; IPV does not discriminate. It can happen to women and men of any ethnicity, religion, social status, age, or disability (Veterans Affairs).   Types of IPV Every relationship varies in what form of violence is perpetrated. There is a myriad of different types of IPV. A few examples are: … Read More