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According to the U.S. Department of Justice, over one-third

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, over one-third of women who seek medical aid in hospital emergency rooms for violence related injuries are abused by a current or former spouse or boyfriend. According to you, what are the factors that compel a victim to stay in an abusive relationship? What actions can be taken by the police and the community to help victims of domestic abuse? Is domestic abuse and violence common against men? Why?

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According to you, what are the factors that compel a victim to stay in an abusive relationship?

-- The woman typically stays in the abusive relationship because she feels that the man will eventually change, and stop the abuse. This is often concluded by the woman, after hearing pleas from the man after each episode of abuse that it will be "the last time." The woman also often feels trapped in the relationship, and that she has no alternative except to stay in the abusive situation. This is oftentimes made worse by the man verbally abusing the woman as well as physically abusing her, and ...

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According to the U.S. Department of Justice, over one-third of women who seek medical aid in hospital emergency rooms for violence related injuries are abused by a current or former spouse or boyfriend. According to you, what are the factors that compel a victim to stay in an abusive relationship? What actions can be taken by the police and the community to help victims of domestic abuse? Is domestic abuse and violence common against men? Why?

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