Abuse: Physical abuse of women and wives in domestic violence is well-documented.
Physical Abuse of Women Wife and Other Female Abuse
Why do women remain in abusive situations?
Low self-esteem, denial, a feeling that "things will get better," fear for children, general feelings of despair are the usual reasons women remain in an abusive marriage or relationship..
Women and Abuse
Mark Sandel, Co-Director of the batterer-intervention program at The Family Place in Dallas, Texas, US, had this to say about male abusers, "About the only common thread we’ve found is they are charming. I can see how their wives would fall in love with them."
Verbal abuse escalates and often turns into physical abuse. And everyone knows physical abuse escalates.
Physical abuse of women in domestic violence is well-documented. Health care and law enforcement professionals are trained to look for abuse of women.
In addition, shelters, counseling, and other help is readily available for the asking.
Yet married and single women are battered, injured, and even killed by their mates andboyfriends each year.
Low self-esteem, denial, a feeling that "things will get better," fear for her children, etc. are the reasons women stay in abusive relationships.
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