Myths and Facts
Definition of domestic violence is physical, emotional and/or sexual abuse inflicted by an intimate partner or family member and crosses all class, racial, and educational lines. Victims of domestic violence suffer devastating effects including physical pain, loss of self-esteem, forced dependency, anxiety, terror, and depression. In addition to creating an atmosphere of fear at home, the stress and tension of living with violence extends beyond the home. It affects ones ability to function in the work place or at school and relationships to family members and friends.
Myths and Facts About Domestic Violence
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