Love And Love: The Importance Of Domestic Violence

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The overcoming foundation for any relationship is love. The warm feeling of embracement and comfort has been shown to many since their adolescence days. Unfortunately, many show their “love” in different forms. Domestic violence is define as “a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner,” according to the Department of Justice (n.d.). Violence by an intimate partner affects many no matter age, sex, race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic class. Therefore, it is essential for victims to receive numerous amounts of support and treatment necessary. In order for this to be done, victims have to be provided with domestic violence education, effective …show more content…
In a domestic abuse meeting, one woman explain that her husband was verbally abusive, but did not physically assault her, therefore, she was not a victim of domestic abuse. Domestic abuse is commonly known as only physical abuse to those who aren’t fully aware of their situation. It is surprising that many women will deal with emotional abuse for the simply reason that marks and scars are not left behind. Domestic violence includes, not only physical, but emotional and sexual abuse as well. Humiliating in front of others, control your actions, and preventing visits with love ones are all sign of emotional abuse to victims (Women’s Health, 2012). The importance of recognizing the variety of domestic abuse equally can help communities better treat and support the victims of this …show more content…
In many situations, the victims is pronged to fear that it prevents the likelihood of reporting and seeking assistance. Some women refuse to seek help because they feel embarrassed, rejection, and are without self-worth. The abuser manipulate them into believe that they are lower without dependency and accordingly can not make their own decisions. The abuser’s goal is to have complete control, so their victim is not able to get away. They loathe for their victim’s entire dependency for them and believe that “paying the consequences” is the only action that keep their domestic partner under their control. Economic dependency is another perspective on the “why” question. Once a woman is committed to their partner, they rely on total dependency on their domestic partner. Once in a domestic partner violence situation, she might feel as though she is not financially stabilized. Therefore, women who are financially dependent tend to stay in their relationship longer than other victims of abuse (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 2010). Several members of the communities believe that it is the woman’s responsibility to depart and start a new life without her significant other. However, it is not easily spelled out with

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