Domestic Violence Awareness: 10 Relationship Rules to Save Your Life
Beautiful. Smart. Successful. Everyday women just like you are victims of domestic violence. One in every four women will experience harm from a partner, with rates much higher for Black women. Smack dab in the middle of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we've rounded up ten tips that can greatly decrease your chances of assault - and save your life.
Mildred Muhammad, ex-wife of convicted D.C. sniper John Allen Muhammad, didn’t have a single scar or injury when she filed for a restraining order, after enduring years of emotional, verbal and financial abuse. It is still domestic violence if an abuser threatens you, yells, forces you to have sex, or takes away your resources of living. There are organizations to help, and your voice can be heard.