Sometimes I feel we have belabored the question, “Why doesn’t she leave?” But, it just seems this question will never go away. Quite personally, I find myself being annoyed and put off by the fact it is still asked so frequently, especially by those who have very little if any understanding of domestic violence. Victims30

This will be a short post, folks. I want to bring this to the attention of the public, to the forefront. Advocates can confirm with statistics that if an abuser kills, does bodily harm, or even threatens to do so to a family pet, it is likely you are in line to become a victim of30