Domestic Violence And Sexual Abuse Essay

777 Words Nov 19th, 2015 4 Pages
Domestic violence the aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner. A topic that has become an issue too many in our culture today, from movies, campaigns, television specials, even magazines domestic violence will always be a hot button issue. What society thinks when they hear the words domestic violence, they picture a woman beaten and bruised, a woman unable to look anyone in the eyes, a woman constantly looking for a way out of the violence, but one think society doesn’t picture is a man constantly beaten or abused by a woman they love. Male victims of domestic violence a rarely spoken about, there isn’t any lifetimes television movies, or celebrities writing song or starting campaigns about these victims. Still many males go through domestic violence without even reaching out for help friends, family, or law enforcement. From the National Coalition one in seven men will become a victim of domestic violence, and one out eighteen men will be stalked from an intimate partner. But how does a man know he is an abusive relationship and what is the reason why he does not ask for help? Some of the signs that go on in these relationships the abuser may act jealous or possessive, may hit their partner, stop them from visiting friends or family, forces sex upon their partner, and blames them for their abusive behavior. All these aspects of the abuser can lead to danger, especially forbidding their partner from seeing the…

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