Domestic violence, also called intimate partner violence, happens in many forms including physical, emotional and economic violence, and can affect people of any age or sex. It does not have to be within the home to be classified as domestic violence. It is a form of violence that can occur within any relationship (family, intimate partner or other intimate relationships). Domestic violence is about power and control and there are many ways this control can be expressed. This week we came across a domestic violence story that hit close to home.