Domestic Abuse

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Jodecie Paige
English 101
5 March 2013
Domestic Abuse: An Annotated Bibliography
Kunz, Marnie. “Effects from an Abusive Relationship”. Livestrong.com. Domestic Violence, 19 March 2011. Web. 1 April 2013. In this article, “Effects from an Abusive Relationship”, the author Marnie Kunz, discuss the long term effects on a person due to domestic violence. He feels that abusing someone can leave them with many emotional and physical scars and issues. He also feels that even after the relationship is over the victim still suffers from low self-esteem, denial, and depression. Given that Kunz studied Domestic Abuse in college, he is considered an expert. I’ve discovered from this article that abuse can affect your life and future relationships long after it’s over, so get out as soon as possible.

Russo, Susan. “How to Get Out of an Abusive Relationship”. Articlebased.com. Domestic Abuse, 12 January 2010. Web. 1 April 2013. In this article, “How to Get Out of an Abusive Relationship”, the author Susan Russo, provides many steps to overcoming and leaving an abusive relationship. She feels that taking the first step forward will be the best thing you will ever do for yourself. She also feels that none deserves to be treated badly or abused in the name of love. Being as Russo is a life coach whose help many people move beyond their heartaches, you can consider her to be an expert and her information very resourceful.

Smith, Melinda. “Help for Abused Women”. HelpGuide.org. Domestic Abuse, December 2012. Web. 1 April 2013. In this article, “Help for Abused Women”, the author Melinda Smith discuss the issues of remaining in an abusive relationship opposed to leaving. She feels that many women are too afraid to leave their abuser and are in denial hoping things will one day change. She argues that leaving an abusive relationship is not the easiest thing to do, but it is in every situation the best thing to do. Given that Smith is very well...
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