October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Previously, I explored the issue of why some men abuse in “What Gives You The Right?“. Today I read a very interesting article discussing some of the reasons that women stay in an abusive relationship. The article was posted on the Surviving Abuse website and entitled “Why Women Stay In Abusive Relationships“. I totally agree with these reasons. In my post today I would like to add a few of the reasons I think some women
This is the week of the South Carolina State Fair. As a matter of fact, tomorrow, October 23, 2011, will be the last day. I’ve been scrimping, and saving and seeing which bills I might be able to delay, but all to no avail. For the first time in years, it seems that I will have to miss the fair, and the caramel crunch of a glazed candy apple, due to the more powerful economic crunch. You see, like many others, I was laid off of my job this year. And while it has had a somewha
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. These scary facts according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV): 1. 85% of domestic violence victims are women.
2. One in every four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime.
3. Boys who witness domestic violence are twice as likely to abuse their own partners and children when they become adults. There are many articles written on why does the woman stay? Why doesn’t she do this