There are as many versions of this story as there are people living it. But there are only a few key themes that characterize this particular syndrome. They are clear, distinct and when they are yours, you know it. You may not admit it to yourself or to others, but on a primal level you are aware of your being violated, and it hurts. You are not alone.
“Every 15 seconds” a woman is battered by a partner who tells her he loves her.
"Four million women” are abused in a single year.
“50% of all women” are battered during marriage.
"1 in 3 women " will be assaulted by an intimate partner in her lifetime.
This website is dedicated to the memory of all those individuals who didn’t recognize their circumstances in time to devert the danger and salvage their lives, …and to all those living in the heartbreak of violence hitting home.
Statsistics from American Medical Associaltion and Comprehensive Health Survey of American Women.