domestic violence

Topics: Abuse, Child abuse, Domestic violence, Psychological abuse, Bullying / Pages: 7 (1717 words) / Published: Oct 24th, 2013
Carley Blandi
Domestic Violence Domestic Violence is present in almost every society of the world. There are many different types of domestic violence: violence against a spouse, children and the elderly. Domestic violence is perpetrated against women in most cases. Domestic violence can take place between married, cohabiting, or dating couples. Men are controlling, manipulative and often see themselves as victims and believe that they have a right to be in charge of all aspects of a relationship. The attacker of the victim will use tactics like Physical abuse, emotional abuse, psychological abuse or deprivation, economical deprivation/ abuse, etc. "Every 15 seconds a woman is battered. Two to four million women are abused each year and 4,000 of them die. Every 45 seconds someone in the United States is sexually assaulted."Many domestic violence cases go unnoticed in everyday life. Domestic Violence in woman is the most common. This terrible act of violence is so hard to deter in woman because they don't want to see their loved ones in trouble. "Domestic violence is about control -- being mentally controlled by a significant other. That is the reason why, after leaving an abusive relationship, a victim will go back to her abuser an average of four times before she decides she has the mental strength to leave for good."(page1). They think it will only happen once, or there attacker will say I will never do it again, but in reality they always attack more than once. The attacker mainly wants to have control over the victim, and he is going to do anything that he has to do to get that control. Abusers use the victims emotions to try and break them down. Emotions like isolation when the attacker controls what she does, who she is aloud to be associated with, and where she goes on a daily basis. In an article from live well a woman tells us the things her husband would do to her just at work. “After two months, he began to wait for me outside work. If I didn’t

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