Join in on the discussions by leaving a comment on a post, responding to someone else’s comment, or sharing the content with your Facebook and Twitter friends.Since 1996, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence.Back to Top FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Do women who stay in abusive relationships like the abuse?No one wants to be hurt, beaten or made to feel inferior.She does not need someone to tell her to “snap out of it” or to insult her for being in her position.
For many women, the reason they stay is because of fear. Violence is a means of trying to exercise power and control over someone else.
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DEFINITION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Domestic violence is a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviors, including physical, sexual, and psychological attacks, as well as economic coercion, that adults or adolescents use against their intimate partner.
To that end, most batterers are very good manipulators.
They know how to convince others and their victims that they are not at fault for their actions.