It's an unfortunate fact that roughly 1 in 3 women will experience abuse or stalking of some kind in their lifetime in
the U.S., and even more unfortunate that many friends and
loved ones don't know how to help when the survivor gets
away from the situation.
Many women are faced with very tough decisions when they
are finally able to remove themselves from an abusive
relationship; some feel their livelihoods are threatened because they don't feel safe continuing to work at the same
job, while others are worried that their former partner will
find out where they live no matter where they move to. Even
the act of moving itself will likely cause worry or anxiety,
since many are very limited in their financial situation.
One of the first things you can do to help a female loved one
who has recently left an abusive situation is to help her
feel safe. THAT MEANS CHOOSING THE RIGHT PLACE
TO LIVE, BEING EXTREMELY CAUTIOUS ON SOCIAL MEDIA, AND KNOWING HOW TO MAKE THE BEST CHOICES WHEN IT COMES TO HOME PROTECTION.
(Next month Part II of this blog entry will explain some ways
to carry out the above last sentence.)
NORA HOOD of www. Three Daily.org says ... Domestic
violence is a form of domestic terrorism that is repeatedly