Domestic abuse. Domestic violence or a pattern of behavior resulting in emotional/psychological abuse, economic control, and/or interference with personal liberty that is directed toward a person who is:
(1) A current or former spouse.
(2) A person with whom the abuser shares a child in common; or
(3) A current or former intimate partner with whom the abuser shares or has shared a common domicile.
32 CFR § 61.9
Unless otherwise noted, the following terms and their definitions are for the purposes of this subpart.