Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?

As Domestic Violence Awareness Month approaches, I will continue to share info on violence. Many are abused, men and women, children and elderly… the key to stopping the violence is to stop the silence… Please speak out and get help through local organizations or call the domestic violence hotline at 888-411-1333 for assistance.

Prayers and Promises

It has been brought up again and again, “Why doesn’t she just leave him?”  I wish there was an easy answer.  But it is different for each person.  That is why it is IMPERATIVE, in my opinion, that a victim seek professional help.  The Police get involved for a reason. There are counselors in place at every domestic violence shelter that I have ever been to.  There are professional counselors that will help lead a person out of bondage.  Even our regular MD Doctors ask us every visit, ” Do you feel safe at home?”  There are Pastors that can help someone get the help they need. I had to tell someone, anyone, what was going on. BREAKING THE SILENCE was  step one for me to get out alive.  I didn’t have to dump everything, I just had to say something…

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10 thoughts on “Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?

  1. Do NOT be afraid!….
    May we all not be afraid to speak out when things are not going well in our homes. Asking for help is a sign of strength. We all can benefit from relying upon a good support system for insight and objective viewpoints.

    All through scripture God encourages us and say FEAR not!!!!!!!!!

    • I know… It seems like a simple question but it is not simple for those living in those situations. I know that fear and it is not fun. I know that the women’s shelters will work with victims to plan escapes but it is still not easy. That fear is paralyzing where the abuser seems to have total control. I pray that more women can break out of their abusive situations… Thanks for commenting!! Blessings to you!

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