Does it seem that fear and domestic violence coexist? They do. One of the most powerful weapons of abuse is fear. It always starts with words—always. Maybe innocuous at first, you might be told you had a dumb idea, or how ugly and undesirable you are, followed by the comment “Nobody else is ever going30

It is important we all reach a level of understanding domestic violence. Amazingly, in spite of the expansion of awareness, many are still asking, “What is domestic violence?” One definition is: A pattern of abusive behavior in an intimate or romantic relationship where one person chooses to control the relationship through the use of force,30