The Importance Of Domestic Abusive Relationships

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It’s something people attempt to simply sweep under a rug and cover up. It’s a taboo topic that individuals avoid at all cost. The reality is that domestic violence and abusive relationships are serious and ever-increasing issues. Last year, South Carolina was ranked number one for domestic violence in the U.S (Kinnard 1). Therefore, we can clearly observe how prevalent the issue is. Individuals are in those abusive situations every single day, experiencing physical and emotional abuse that will affect them for the rest of their lives. According to @Winglessfly8, “A woman who experiences domestic violence of any kind is left with scars so deep that the recovery is very long, or doesn 't happen at all” (Why I Stayed). So the question remains …show more content…
They are heavily reliant on their significant other to provide for them causing them to believe that they can’t make it on their own. If one looks back to the early 1900s this is an extremely prevalent fear. Women didn’t have a significant amount of rights to rely on. They were taught to rely on their husbands to provide for them. If their relationship was harmful, they were taught to endure because that was the only way they were going to be provided for. Today, women have more rights and have a more prevalent presence in the workforce, but the fear of not being able to provide for one’s self is a fear that women …show more content…
Part of her wants out of the relationship, but the other part doesn’t. She struggles with the fear of being unloved and misunderstood. She doesn’t leave because she doesn’t think she can make it on her own. While she doesn’t have to fight against any pressure the society puts on her to stay in the relationship, she constantly has to fight the fear of being verbally and physically abused because she is continually surrounded by that abuse. She has to battle the lies that she is worthless, and sometimes those lies overcome her and control her decisions. She has seen first hand that struggles of being in an abusive relationship are serious and extremely challenging to deal

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