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Domestic abuse: Are abused women and battered women the same?

Many people think that battered women have black eyes and broken bones. However, domestic abuse encompasses a whole range of ways of controlling and hurting.

Intimate relationships are so intense that sometimes its hard to tell the difference between legitimate anger and a dangerous pattern of wife abuse. And you don't have to be married (or living together) to be a victim of domestic violence.

This site is dedicated to helping women begin to figure out if they are in abusive relationships - and what they might want to do if they decide that they are! And to aid the counselling professionals and friends/families who are supporting them.

Use the nvigation bar on top of each page to visit the main sections of this site. Please note the Frequently Asked Questions.

No matter what he says you did, he has no right to hurt you.


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