Mrs. M. Skok
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
November 5, 2012
Unsatisfactory Domestic Violence Approaches
Throughout the years civilization has managed to overcome many authorized and unauthorized struggles that one has become accustomed to. Such as: slavery, sexism, human rights, dictatorship and many more. Although, the destruction of these biased situations have been nothing less than productive and positively life altering, there has been a subject that has been more or less pushed aside for delayed repair. For generations, domestic violence has spiraled into the complex abyss of complete and utter destruction of human civilization in America. There are past and present attempts to construct an equitable solution to this mass demolition, but there has been none to date favorable enough to seclude it to any liking. In this paper I will provide these possible solutions: implement educational domestic violence awareness, provide mental and physical support groups, and turn the “privatized altercation” into an automatic state prosecution.
Ignorance is the primary practice when approaching domestic violence. One may understand the defined meaning of domestic violence, but conceiving the true meaning behind it is more complex than it may seem. Domestic violence can be sought out as, “defined as a pattern of coercive and controlling behaviors and tactics used by one person over another to gain power and control. This may include verbal abuse, financial abuse, emotional, sexual, and physical abuse. Domestic violence occurs in heterosexual, as well as same-sex partnerships, and crosses all ethnic, racial and socio-economic lines” (Definition of Domestic Violence, 2012). To truly fathom domestic violence there must be an increase in the amount of information pertaining to the unbearable situation unveiled to the community. There are a few...