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Love Hurts | Medium

Love Hurts – Katy Preen – Medium

We never discuss the most important reason for staying. W hen we talk about domestic abuse, we miss one of the most important factors - love. We frame the argument in more rational terms, e.g. when we believe the victim only stays for practical reasons. We feel it must be because of lack of resources, or isolation, or logistics.

UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ABUSE

UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ABUSE

When we speak of Intimate Partner Violence, we inevitably think of battered wives and outward signs of abuse. Yet much of the control and domination is more difficult to see from the outside, and as a result it can be difficult to put a name to that type of violence.