Topic Monday: Domestic Violence Series –Coping Mechanisms

During my abusive relationship, I withdrew into myself for a long time.  Although others tried to warn me of what was happening, I refused to see or acknowledge the hell I was living in. Some coping mechanisms victims use are: Depression Emotional withdrawal Denial Anger Apprehension Helplessness Anxiety Fear Aggression Suicide Hyper vigilance Change in eating patterns {either eats too […]

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