TRIGGER WARNING: This post deals with domestic violence.
Everywhere I turn I’m being confronted with things that are supposed to make us aware of domestic violence. But as a victim myself and the founder of a nonprofit that serves abuse victims, I wanted to speak up about what many domestic violence victims really wish you knew.
1. We never saw it coming.
There are too many people that are under the impression that they’re better than the victims because they would never date an abuser. But the problem is, no one sets out to date an abuser.