The Cycle of Violence: Domestic Abuse

Many people live in abusive homes for years. In fact, it takes survivors of intimate partner violence approximately 7 attempts before they leave.

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Types of abuse

The cycle:

1. Build up (Tension rising)

2. More Abusive incidents

3. Reconciliation

4. Honeymoon / ‘calm’ phase

5. The cycle starts again. It most likely escalates faster and gets worse.

We must break the cycle

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