The Problem Of Domestic Violence Essay

726 Words Nov 24th, 2015 3 Pages
Module six has helped me to understand more about the community responses to domestic violence, various types of violence and abuse, and to define and explain the dynamics and characteristics of stalking. Domestic violence can happened to anyone, but nobody should tolerate domestic violence. Most of the time the problem is often overlooked, excused, or denied, therefore it is important for everyone to understand signs of domestic violence before the abuse gets worst. Some signs of domestic violence may include yelling, criticize, blame, abusive behavior, humiliation, see you as a sex object, isolation, dominance, or threats. Domestic violence can end by recognizing that there is a problem, speaking out, and seeking for help.
Stalking is a serious matter that can lead to arguments, serious consequences, and even murder. Staking refers to unwanted or obsessive attention by an individual or a group toward another person. Stalking may include following or appearing at a person work or home, leaving letters or objects at a person’s home, or making harassing phone calls. “Legal definition of stalking vary widely from State to State”. (Thoennes & Tjaden, 1998) Even though almost every State see stalking differently, most States define stalking as the willful, malicious, and repeated following and harassing of another person. Stalking is more common to happen to women, it can be from a relationship or previous relationship, marriage, or even someone who is just obsesses with the…

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