A trauma bond is an attachment to a partner in an abusive relationship. The abused spouse fears not only retaliation but also the loss of the emotional connection with their partner, which seems worse than the abuse.
If your ex is toxic, divorce is the best thing that could have happened. But while it’s the best thing, it’s certainly not easy.
Here are 6 tips for planning a path to freedom – as well as a list of movers offering free services to victims of domestic violence in the United States.
Even with external appearances seeming normal at times, domestic abuse relationships have a unique feel, even before there is any incident of indisputable abuse. Learn more below.
One of the most common ways domestic violence convictions can affect a divorce proceeding is the right of child custody afforded to the abuser. Learn more here.
Although the definition of domestic violence varies from state to state, it can commonly be understood to include any acts of actual or threatened abuse including physical, sexual, emotional, or financial abuse, and threatening or intimidating behavior towards a spouse.
COVID-19 numbers for new cases and deaths aren’t the only numbers in China that people are watching.
If while following a stay at home order, you feel that you and/or your children are being threatened or at risk for abuse, you are encouraged to apply for a PFA (Protection From Abuse) Order.
Toxicity in relationships usually gets worse, if you find yourself in a physically or emotionally abusive relationship, it’s important to know you are not alone. Domestic violence advocates are urging women who are not in forced quarantine or isolation to seek help immediately.
If your ex-spouse is struggling with feelings of sadness or loneliness after an amicable divorce, they might turn to you for comfort or simply a conversation. Have you set boundaries with your ex – and are you firm when enforcing them?