#MaybeHeDoesntHitYou

Domestic abuse comes in all shapes and sizes. Abuse can be verbal, emotional, sexual, physical, financial and more. However, the media tends to portray only the most obvious type of domestic abuse: physical abuse. I believe that is part of the reason that people have a hard time understanding why survivors of domestic abuse don’t “just leave” as if it’s so easy. The narrow portrayal of domestic abuse also makes people less likely to be aware of other types of abuse that are far less obvious but just as damaging. Continue reading #MaybeHeDoesntHitYou