Guest post by Crisis Center
Domestic violence continues to be a commonly misunderstood topic that is rarely discussed. Many believe abuse only looks like a black eye or a broken arm; while this is commonly the case, abuse also shows up in more covert ways that are just as difficult to battle.
Domestic violence is a pattern of behaviors and tactics a perpetrator uses to give them power and control over their partner. These behaviors can manifest in the relationship as emotional, psychological, verbal, spiritual, sexual and many other types of abuse. Victims of domestic violence are exposed to a wide range of control and abuse, and no two stories are the same. Continue reading “Domestic Violence Survivor Tips”