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Being Powerless To Stop You Doesn’t Mean It’s Not Abuse

There’s nothing more offensive than insisting a victim didn’t fight hard enough.

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Not all abusers come at you with snarling faces and their hands clenched in anger. Some of them smile and saunter up bearing gifts.

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