The most important thing to realize when dealing with a victim is that they have been through a lot. They are broken and exhausted. If they seem distracted, have a hard time concentrating on one thing, feel overwhelmed…it’s because their mind has been twisted by the abuser and they are exactly those things…overwhelmed, distracted, and stressed.
On Wednesday before Thanksgiving, the daughter of one of my coworkers died as a result of a beating she had received 9 days before at the hands of an acquaintance. We are heartbroken and trying to process this whole situation. The media got it wrong, this was not a case of domestic abuse, they weren’t … Continue reading Place the Blame Where It Belongs!