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Posted on Jun 29, 2015 in Abuse, Domestic Abuse, News, Physical Abuse, Spousal Abuse

How to Deal with Physical Abuse in a Relationship

Millions of women around the world are stuck in abusive marriages and relationships with no end in sight to their troubles. Physical abuse is one of the most common types of abuse in a relationship. Physical abuse includes assault, threats or restraining force. The American Medical Association says that more than 4 million women in the United States suffer physical abuse at the hands of their husbands and boyfriends each year. Most of these women feel helpless, afraid and trapped in their relationships. Many do not know what to do about the abuse and who to speak to. Many women suffer in silence and hide the abuse from their family and friends because they feel ashamed about it. Some feel that if they speak about it, people will not believe them. Common misconceptions about physical abuse in a relationship Is there is a way women can prevent physical abuse? Yes, certainly. Eleanor Roosevelt once said “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Things can change, but...

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