Across the nation, statistics show 1in4 to 1in3 women experience Domestic Violence in their lifetime. And please realize that with the current societal expectations of secrecy and privacy, & victim shame, the numbers are likely higher than that. www.helpguide.org
Signs of Abuse and Abusive Relationships
Domestic violence and abuse can happen to anyone, yet the problem is often overlooked, excused, or denied. This is especially true when the abuse is psychological, rather than physical. Noticing and acknowledging the signs of an abusive relationship is the first step to ending it. No one should live in fear of the person they love. If you recognize yourself or someone you know in the following warning signs and descriptions of abuse, reach out. There is help available.