"The more that we choose not to talk about domestic violence, the more we shy away from the issue, the more we lose."

Russell Wilson

Read About Domestic Violence

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Why Do Abused Victims Stay?

"Strong emotional and psychological forces keep the victim tied to the abuser. Sometimes situational realities, such as a lack of money, keep the victim from leaving. The reasons for staying vary from one..."

When is it Psychological Abuse?

"Psychologically abusive relationships can be seen in any configuration: between spouses, caregiver and child, within a friendship or in the workplace. While anyone can be abusive from time-to-time, psychologically..."

Recognizing the Signs of Domestic Violence

"Signs of domestic violence often are overlooked, denied, or excused. The truth is that there is never an excuse. The only way to end domestic violence is to be aware."


Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

"Children exposed to violence in their home often have conflicting feelings towards their parents; For instance, distrust and affection often coexist for the abuser. The child becomes overprotective of the victim and feels sorry for..."

Domestic Violence in Same Sex Couples

"Typical framing of partner abuse as a heterosexual issue—with men abusing women—does a disservice to victims in abusive homosexual relationships."

Domestic Violence Statistics

"Dating violence is often a precursor to domestic violence. 22% of high school girls and 32% of college women experienced dating violence in a 2000 study. 20.6% of women experienced two or more types of dating..."

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