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These are not ok. Would any of you allow your children to be treated like this? Than why is it OK for everyone else to think its ok for ME to be treated like this??! WHY???? KH
First steps for domestic violence victims shows how to protect yourself from the effects of abuse. If you've discovered you're in an abusive relationship and feel the pressure to "Just Leave!" but can't bring yourself to do it, that's okay. Your reaction is normal. Take a deep breath & get started on these actions instead. When the actions all come together, you'll feel stronger than ever. You can decide to leave or stay later. (If your life is in danger, you should go now, ask questions later!