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Getting Away, Starting Over: Advice for Domestic Abuse Survivors

Posted by helpinghandsagainstdv. on May 26, 2021 at 6:30 PM Comments comments ()

Leaving an abusive relationship can be an agonizing decision. Women may stay for years despite repeated incidents of domestic violence or many reasons, from a lack of resources to the fear of the unknown and the uncertainty of starting over. But when the situation spirals into uncontrolled violence, getting away quickly and safely becomes a matter of life and death.

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What is Domestic Violence

Posted by helpinghandsagainstdv. on January 25, 2018 at 12:05 AM Comments comments ()

What is Domestic Violence?

A pattern of abusive and threatening actions used to dominate power and control over an intimate dating partner or spouse. An abusive partner uses many types of abuse. Domestic violence includes the use of physical,sexual violence, threats and intimidation, stalking, emotional,psychological, financial control and spiritual abuse. The power and control wheel is used to help identify a patte...

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