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Types of Domestic Violence and How to Break the Cycle

The common myth about domestic violence is that it occurs to women and their children. The reality is that anyone can find themselves in an abusive relationship at any stage of their lives. This article will not only cover the different Types of Domestic Violence, it will also cover the traits of these abusers and

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Are You Abused? A Guide to Domestic Violence

Spouses and domestic partners, by the nature of the closeness of the relationship, often have disagreements and arguments. But when does this adversarial behavior venture into the territory of domestic abuse? Obviously, direct violence (hitting, pushing, and other forms of physical abuse) should not be a result of arguing and fighting. But neither should the

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Intimate Partner Abuse

Intimate partner abuse is a form of domestic violence that can occur against both men and women. It does not matter what type of relationship one is involved in, abuse can occur in any type of relationship, including both heterosexual and same sex ones. Depending upon the severity of the abuse, outsiders may not be

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Domestic Violence Facts and Why you should Read Them

Domestic Violence Facts Determining the existence of domestic violence is difficult unless the incident is documented and many are not. What we do know, however, is that there are almost 1,200 victims of physical violence from an intimate partner every hour of the day. Many who witness these displays are silent about the abuse that

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What is Domestic Violence?

Many people have heard the term “domestic violence,” but not everyone understands the concept. Domestic violence is not just one event that can occur. Domestic violence is a series of events that may occur between family members who live together in the same household. Domestic violence issues usually pertain to people who are related by

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