Wounds heal and scars fade but do victims of domestic violence ever recover???
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Domestic violence is physical or psychologocal abuse towards a partener, domestic sposue or child. It is the act used to gain or maintain power and control over those affected. Though it is more commonly commited from a male towards a female, It is a ever growing problem where the male and/or child is the victim as well.Its destroys Families and homes and changes peoples lives forever affecting even generations to come.
Warning signs of domestic violence
There is no definite way to tell for sure if someone is experiencing domestic violence. There are those who are battered, and those who abuse and come in all personality types.The person committing the abuse are not always violent or hateful to their partner in front of others. Most people experiencing relationship violence do not tell others what goes on at home. So how do you tell?
Here are some signs to look for:
Injuries and Excuses
Absences from Work or School:
Accusations of Having Affairs
Fear of Conflict
Not Knowing What One Wants or How One Feels
Blaming Others for Everything
Aggressive or Care-taking Behavior in Children
-It affects people of all races, ages, socio-economic classes, religious affiliations, occupations, and educational backgrounds
-One in every four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime.
-To date studies show that there are in excess of 5.4 million cases where the male is the victim.
-3.3 million children witness domestic violence every year.
-According to a 2000 UNICEF study, 20-50% of the female population of the world will become the victims of domestic violence.
-It is never the victims fault.
-Just one in fifteen cases result in a conviction.
-No one deserves to be abused.
Below are some facts and helpful links regarding domestic violence and spotting the signs both in females and males
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