Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Why do abuse victims stay?*

“The only way you will leave this house is in a casket!”
A husband roared these threats to his wife, the woman who bore him three children, the woman he beats mercilessly each day.
Sandra refused to leave.  She had been treated four times before for physical injuries ranging from a black eye, sprained ankle, soft tissue injuries to her face and chest and about two weeks before for lacerations to her face and hand where she tried to get away from a metal pot spoon. 

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