“Why won’t she leave?” is the first and number one question everyone asks about a victim of domestic violence. And there is no one answer to this question. There are many, many reasons someone stays in an abusive relationship. It is easy for me, an advocate, to say that we shouldn’t judge them or that we shouldn’t perpetuate victim blaming in this situation; but society and those who have never been in that situation is apt to ask the question anyways. Why? Because everyone wants to “understand” domestic violence.
This short film covers this question as well as other common questions victims face and have to deal with from friends and family…. any thoughts? Let’s discuss this film in the comments. #Askmeanything
Love you to life,