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The Virago

When Domestic Abuse Runs in the Family

I don’t want to pass this on to my future daughter

Photo by Shane Rounce on Unsplash

My little sister was 18 when she flew across the country to help me get divorced. When she arrived, of course, I didn’t know that. Neither did my husband. At 21, I was living with a man whose words and actions had defined my entire adolescence.

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