Physical Abuse is any physical act intended to control, harm, injure or inflict physical pain on another person.
It is being slammed against a wall or being injured with a weapon or object. Brutal beatings can result in bruising, lacerations, broken bones or death.
Physical Abuse Includes:
- Pulling hair/grabbing
- Throwing objects
- Using weapons
- Restraining you in any way
- Any unwanted physical contact