1) A couple occasionally has intense arguments during which both people call each other names and shove one another. After the argument, each person…
1) A couple occasionally has intense arguments during which both people call each other names and shove one another. After the argument, each person apologizes, and the violence does not escalate. Which type of intimate partner violence does this describe?
A) Violent resistance
B) Intimate terrorism
C) Common couple violence
D) Mutual violent control
2) Which statement would be consistent with the marital decline perspective?
A) Change increases diversity, which creates new views of marriage.
B) Divorce fills a function as unhappy couples are able to exit a bad situation.
C) There are more important issues to be concerned with than the changes marriage has undergone over the years.
D) People have become more concerned with their own happiness than they are with the role of marriage in society.
3) A man has been in a two-year relationship with his partner. During that time, the man has insisted on checking his partner’s phone once per week to ensure his partner is not cheating on him. The man argues with his partner and often brings up old arguments. The man easily becomes angry and is especially sensitive when his partner disagrees with him. Which type of male perpetrator of intimate partner violence does this describe?
A) Hostile/controlling abuser
B) Psychopathic abuser
C) Mutually violent abuser
D) Borderline/dependent abuser