Topic Monday: Domestic Violence Series–3 Safety Precautions in leaving Domestic Violence Situation

Leaving an abusive situation is dangerous.  Often the abusive partner becomes enraged and the abuse is even more dangerous and at an all-time high.

Use caution when leaving a domestic violent situation

Use caution when leaving a domestic violent situation

When leaving, take every precaution necessary.

This includes:

  1. Leave when the abusive partner is not at home—if possible
  2. Set up a signal with a trusted neighbor or friend
  3. If spouse will be home—contact the police and ask them to escort you to an area of safety

What precautions have you taken in leaving an abusive relationship?