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Domestic violence has many victims


October 18, 2017

Domestic Violence Action Month (DVAM) is often a time where communities come together to mourn, honor, and speak out about lives lost due to domestic violence. Domestic Violence (DV) affects all races, cultures, ages, genders and socio-economic classes. Anyone can be a victim, men, women, parents, significant others, roommates, the elderly, children, teens, and even pets. The effects of DV are insidious and could be dangerous.

Domestic Violence isn’t only about physical abuse, it includes name calling, screaming, coercion, making the victim feel like they caused the problem or like they are going crazy (gaslighting is a favorite technique that some abusers use to achieve this response);...

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