|Domestic Violence: Profile of Abuse (a book) by Dee Frances|
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS CHILD ABUSE
Profile of Abuse by Dee Frances
When parents are abusive to each other, children live in an atmosphere of fear. Children cannot speak their feeling or confide a problem in either parents, lest dad do that to me, or mom lets something sloop (she'll be in danger). Defenseless children raising themselves.
How much do you know about the subject of control, whether or not it is accomplished with a fist or through words and actions?
If a friend confides in you, what do you do? Your response may be the determining factor in whether your friend gets the help she needs of sinks deeper into denial of domestic violence.
WHAT EQUALS AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP? Has your spouse, boyfriend, regular date, lover or ex.
Domestic Violence and Abuse:
Withheld approval, affection or expression of appreciation until you get this right (meaning their way is the right way).
Calls names, shouts and criticize you.
Cancels out your feeling.
Insults or mocks your religion, race, class
Accuses you have flirting or having affairs.
Manipulates you with lies.
You must dress, eat, think - like they do.
Mocks you in public.
Drives away your family and friends.
Takes your keys, money, telephone or other mean of communication
Locks you out of your home.
Punches, shoves, slaps, bits, kicks, chokes or hits.
Throw/break things. Throw them at you or breaks only your things.
Abuses your pet in order to hurt you or lavishes affection on your pet to show you they love the animal more than you.
Threatens you with kidnapping the children if you leave, or "I'll make sure you never see them again."
Threatens suicides if you leave.
Threatens to kill you if you leave.
Learn how to break the cycle of abuse. Help yourself or a friend by understanding how abusers are able to control their families, adults and children during episodes of domestic violence.
Help Fight Domestic Violence and Abuse:
Get your own copy of the book PROFILE OF ABUSE by Dee Frances.
Available through better book stores or send check or money order for $12 to:
DDDD Publications PO Box 140081 St. Louis, MO 63114
REMEMBER THAT FOR EVERY ADULT THAT HEALS AN ENTIRE FAMILY OF CHILDREN IS SPARED THE AGONIES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ABUSE.
Domestic Violence: Profile of Abuse (a book) by Dee Frances