Negative Essay: The Health Effects Of Domestic Violence

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Imagine being a twenty-five-year old female straight out of college. You have been in a relationship for approximately one year with a boy you met at school. You both do everything together; from walking the dog you adopted to going on mini vacations. Life could not be better; until one day you come home to find out your boyfriend is drunk and infuriated because he was fired from his dream job. Being the supportive girlfriend that you are, you attempt to calm him down. You believe it to help the situation, but it only makes matters worse. Instead of continuing to drink his problems away, he takes his aggression out on you. He squeezes your wrist to the point where it leaves a mark when you reach to remove the bottle from his hand. You leave…show more content…
Domestic violence negatively impacts women by giving them a sense of social discomfort, hindering their feeling of independence, fogging their mental clarity, and leaving long term physical and mental…show more content…
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