Domestic Violence: One Woman's Nightmare

Susan Murphy


Domestic Violence: One Woman's Nightmare

Domestic Violence: One Woman's Nightmare

  • Title: Domestic Violence: One Woman's Nightmare
  • Author: Susan Murphy
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  • Page: 192
  • Format: Kindle Edition

Domestic violence However, domestic violence is a regular occurrence experienced by up to one half of people in the United States, and an overwhelming number of victims are female The sheer number of domestic violence victims in the United States suggests that domestic violence is not merely the result of intimate partners who cannot control their anger. How Domestic Violence In One Home Affects Every NPR Sep , New data shows violence in the home hinders the academic performance of their classmates, too Reporting domestic violence makes a big difference. Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Definition Domestic violence involves violence or abuse by one person against another in a familial or intimate relationship Domestic violence is most commonly thought of as intimate partner violence, but can also include violence or abuse from a family member. National Domestic Violence Hotline Official Site Oct , National Domestic Violence Hotline is available to help victims and survivors of domestic violence Get help for your relationship abuse today Your donation covers the total cost of one phone call One phone call can be life changing One phone call can lead to a safer future. Effects of Domestic Violence on Children Witnessing domestic violence is the single best predictor of juvenile delinquency and adult criminality It is also the number one reason children run away Resources Help Is Available If you or someone you know needs child witness to violence information or resources, you may want to contact one or of the following programs Day One Signs of Domesic Violence Day One Crisis Hotline Domestic violence is not a private issue, nor an isolated incident or occurrence It is an issue that can impact any individual, of any identity, relationship or community Domestic violence is a pattern of behaviors used by one person to obtain and have power and control over another person. Domestic Violence OVW Department of Justice What is Domestic Violence The term domestic violence includes felony or misdemeanor crimes of violence committed by a current or former spouse or intimate partner of the victim, by a person with whom the victim shares a child in common, by a person who is cohabitating with or has cohabitated with the victim as a spouse or intimate partner, by a person similarly situated to a spouse of



Let me start by telling you that I never thought it would happen to me but, unlike so many women out there, I decided to do something about it Susan R Murphy describes her experiences of domestic violence, starting with her own background and upbringing, the parental guidance that would influence her views of life and love She recalls her early dating experiences, how Let me start by telling you that I never thought it would happen to me but, unlike so many women out there, I decided to do something about it Susan R Murphy describes her experiences of domestic violence, starting with her own background and upbringing, the parental guidance that would influence her views of life and love She recalls her early dating experiences, how she came to meet the man whom she would later marry and set up home, and where all that would lead It is a tale that she tells with candor and vividness as the dark storms unravel, turning her family and home environment from one of relative comfort, to one that she had to flee, as aggression turned to actual violence.Like so many women in her situation, she felt as if she had nowhere to go but in her hour of need, help arrived She entered a Battered Women s Shelter and commenced a program that would see her get her life back on track When she left the shelter, upon completion of the program, it was with a mixture of pride and sadness that she was able to observe Out of all the women in the shelter, myself and one other woman were the only ones who left and started new lives The rest of the women all went back to their abusive partners This is a story that is positive and life affirming for the manner in which it shows how experiences like these can be overcome that the simple act of confronting an adverse situation can of itself become a source of strength I just want women to know that there are places available out there where you can go to in a domestic violence situation, that are safe for you and your children, away from your violent partner Women, listen to me, you may love your partner, but, please, do not stay and be battered any You don t have to be afraid any longer There is help on the outside, if you are willing to take that first step Susan R Murphy was born in Columbus, Ohio She has lived all over the United States but these days resides in a desert community in a place called Salton City, a small town of only 1400 people.This story, her account of her experiences of domestic violence, was written in 1993 It had been sitting on her shelf for a long time before she decided to publish it She says that, for a long time after everything that happened, I blocked much of it from my mind It was not something I wanted to think about but what happened to me can happen to other women, so I wrote my story for all the women who may go through domestic violence The trauma I have endured will remain with me for the rest of my life I am just an ordinary woman who thought that domestic violence could never happen to me, but it did and I thank God that I did something about it and am still alive today to able to talk about it Susan has been writing for many years, including poetry and a volume of short stories entitled, The Immortals thrills, chills, tales of the macabre, which has also been published Her writings reflect her many and varied interests embracing the genres of horror, sci fi, fantasy, romance.


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