Domestic Violence

A man has “allegedly assaulted” his ex – girlfriend in Lagrange Ga. Reportedly, the man punched his ex girlfriend in the face. He arrived to the victim’s house, demanding to see their three month old infant. The victim ignored him, and the man became furious.  

There are many woman like the previous victim. However, it’s not just women who undergo spousal abuse. Statistics show that more than 40% of men and women report being abused by their partner.

Here are some of the helpful tips that can help you if you are going through abuse:

  • Be a supportive friend for him or her when they’re going through hard times.
  • If your friends decide to stay in the abusive relationship, you should continue to be there for them, and advise them to seek help.
  • When you are escaping an abusive relationship, counseling may be a good option to help you get back on track.

Always be supportive if someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse. Keep in mind, when someone is going through domestic abuse you should guide them in the right direction and let them know that everything will be okay. Make sure that they have everything they need to make them feel safe.

 

By: Shaquavionna Tucker

https://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2011/09/28/5-ways-to-escape-an-abusive-relationship/

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/abuse/domestic-violence-and-abuse.htm

http://au.reachout.com/signs-of-an-abusive-relationship

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