My family doesn't believe that I'm a victim of domestic violence

My ex-husband abused me 10 years ago but my brother and his wife supported his attempt to get our children to live with him after our divorce

Ten years ago, I was a victim of domestic violence. Much of it happened in private in public, my husband was charismatic, successful and popular. I summoned the courage to leave one day with my young children, driving with one hand because he’d injured the other. After I left, I was fragile and nervous. I had never mentioned the abuse to anybody because I was ashamed. I didn’t want to talk about what …read more

Source: Life and style: Divorce | theguardian.com

Category: Domestic violence, Children, Child protection, Divorce, Society, Family, Life and style

    

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