Domestic Violence

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While watching the news or reading newspapers, it’s no longer uncommon to find another heartbreaking story about domestic violence. This issue has reached a terrifying level. The numbers of domestic violence cases in the United States of America are steadily increasing each year directly related to the increasing stress level of the United State as a whole. Domestic violence is caused by misunderstanding among family members, work related stress, as well as influence from media. This can ultimately result in divorce, depression or other emotional illness, and disconnection of families, whether it be between spouses or parents and children.

Stress is a major cause of domestic violence. In today’s society, everyone has ‘too much on their plate.’ Americans too often over commit their selves. Whether it’s staying later at work to get that one quote done or chauffeuring all 7 kids to each of their sport’s practices, they are just too busy. This generation’s kids are so involved in sports, school, along with participating in numerous extracurricular activities. Children can consume parents’ lives, leaving no time to spend with each other. Misunderstanding, as well as a lack of communication, among families can emanate from the absence of trust between family members. A loss of trust can put a huge strain on a marriage as well as relationships between parents and children. Trustworthiness between family members is necessary for a successful relationship. In addition, lack of communication between family members can cause many problems. Without communication, people often lose trust in each other. Furthermore, media has an increasing influence on Americans. Over the past few years, it seems like most television programs revolve around broken families. Media is creating the impression that this is how it’s supposed be, which is absolutely false. These causes a can all be prevented. American’s simply need to be strong, calm down, and stop sweating the small stuff....
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