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What is domestic violence?

Domestic Violence:

Domestic Violence is:

Domestic Violence is not
  • A misuse of abuse and power in a relationship;

  • When one person fears their partner;

  • NEVER the victim’s fault;

  • Dangerous and can lead to injury or worse;

  • Detrimental to the victim’s health and self esteem.
  • About anger … it is about power and control;

  • Normal or healthy in a relationship;

  • A male trait … men and women can be either abusers or victims;

  • Only a sociopath issue … many abusers can be normal, well-liked in their community, and even charming in public.