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Domestic Violence- Are You In An Abusive Relationship

By Michelle Ezilon.com Articles Published 09/23/2008 | Social Issues

There are different kinds of domestic violence and most women who undergo this kind of violence are abused emotionally, sexually, psychologically or physically. When a person continuously disapproves of his wife’s abilities then this kind of abuse is referred to as emotional abuse. Here the victim tends to lose self-confidence. One extremely common kind of domestic violence is sexual abuse where a man sexually abuses his wife. Psychological abuse is the kind of abuse that consists of loneliness, threats and pressure. Lastly, physical abuse is a kind of abuse where a person is physically attacked.

Are you a victim of domestic abuse? If you are, you should undertake actions to get yourself out of the relationship because if you continue to stay in the relationship then it can wreck your life. There are some women who feel that they should stick with their husbands because they are married but this kind of thinking is not wise. Of course, if your spouse is willing to accept that he has a problem and he is willing to accept professional help then you can consider staying with him. However, if he is not ready to accept that he has a problem then you will suffer in the long run. You will not be able to lead a good life if you continue stay with your spouse.

Plenty of women have escaped domestic violence by leaving their respective husbands and if you are in an abusive relationship, it is high time that you started thinking about leaving your spouse for good. If you continue to stay with him then you are going to be a lifelong victim of domestic violence. You could be harmed, hurt or killed. It is not easy to leave your spouse but when you think about the situation rationally, you will find that leaving is the only way out.

Everyone wants to be in a relationship that will make them feel secure and loved. The victims of domestic violence lack the sense of security because it is not possible for them to feel secure when their spouse abuses them regularly. Many women have lost their self-confidence because of domestic violence and it is extremely difficult to gain back the confidence that they have lost. Thus, it is advised that you try to talk to someone about your situation so that people can help you get out of the relationship.

Do not forget that each and every one of us deserves to be loved and cherished. No one deserves to be the victim of domestic violence. You have two choices when you are in an abusive relationship:

  1. You can continue to stay with your spouse and suffer till you die.
  2. You can leave him and start a new life.

The decision is yours. If you want to lead a good life then the answer is to get yourself out of the relationship.