When I was being abused, there was no one who would stand up for me. Even those who knew what was going on just turned away and pretended not to see. I promised myself that I would NEVER be that kind of uncaring person.
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According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, instances of domestic violence increase by at least 10% during the holidays, but calls for help go down by 50%. Victims often don't understand the seriousness of what is happening, or they don't want to disrupt everyone's holidays by getting help. They think if they can just keep the abuser calm, everything will be fine. Sadly, it isn't…
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