How Social Stigma Silences Domestic Violence Victims

Reprinted with permission from the author: Wendy Patrick, Esquire, PhD. Many domestic violence victims suffer in silence. Enduring a steady pattern of abuse and humiliation at home, they bravely attempt to present a solid exterior in public. Sometimes they pull it off; usually, they do not.  We notice the signs.  Whether physical or emotional, red flags are flying. In such cases, some people [...]