• Domestic Abuse

    Who Are Victims of Domestic Abuse?

    Victims of domestic abuse include men and women, husbands and wives, grandparents, children, the elderly, employers and employees, wealthy and poor, and more. Even if you are not the one abused, the atmosphere of abuse and violence impacts your life, sometimes forever. Lately much has been reported and debated by everyone via social media, newsprint, and TV surrounding recent incidences of domestic abuse by professional athletes, entertainers, and ordinary human beings against girlfriends, wives, children. Those who end up labelled victims. However, most coverage focuses on the perpetrator of the abuse and rarely on the abused, the victim. It makes one question whether anyone is taking notice. Because I grew up in an abusive environment,…