What is Domestic Abuse?
Domestic abuse is an area of discussion that never seems to have a shared comprehension when I speak with clients and friends. I see this most commonly when speaking with people from different generations. I hear things like “Well they have never hit me, so I know it’s not abuse” or “Well, I don’t have any bruises or scars so it’s not real abuse.” I want to give a clear definition of domestic abuse. Below I have aggregated information from the United Nations to clearly outline the signs, symptoms, and types of abuse so you can have a clear fundamental understanding. What Is Domestic Abuse? Domestic abuse – also called...continue reading »