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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

When Home is Hell

The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence explains, "Domestic violence can happen to anyone regardless of ethnicity, race, age, gender, socioeconomic status, religion, education, or sexual orientation. Domestic violence includes physical violence, but it does not always leave bruises. It also includes things like name calling, put downs, extreme jealously, controlling where the partner goes and who they talk to, not allowing that partner to spend time with friends and family, and controlling the finances. It includes making threats to the partner, children, pets, family, and friends."
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Learn more at the library.