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What Is The Impact? · Divorced Moms

[ad_1]  Domestic Violence should never be taken lightly. While the severity may range, it doesn’t take away from the seriousness of the situation. The way victims choose to respond varies as well. Some victims wait before seeking help, others may immediately look for guidance, and unfortunately, some may never even report the incident(s). It’s important to let those victims know though that there is support out there. By allowing an abusive relationship to continue, you could be putting yourself and your family in an even worse position. When victims opt to not ask for help, it not only puts them in...

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Chris Watts Pleads Guilty To Killing Pregnant Wife And Daughters (A Cautionary Tale) · Divorced Moms

[ad_1]  Chris Watts and his attorneys have reached a plea deal in the highly-watched murder case out of Frederick, Colorado. Watts is accused of killing his wife, Shanann, and his two young daughters, Bella and Celeste. Shanann was pregnant with their third child, a boy. Watts could face three consecutive life sentences. The request to not seek the death penalty came from Shanann Watts’ family. Investigators say Watts killed his family and then dumped their bodies on the property belonging to an oil company. Watts had worked for that company until the allegations arose. The girls’ bodies were found in oil barrels and Shanann’s body was...

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Are Victims Of Domestic Abuse As Responsible As Their Abusers? · Divorced Moms

[ad_1]If women didn’t put up with domestic violence, there would be no domestic violence.   I don’t expect this article to be popular, especially with women who have been victims of domestic abuse. My mother used to say something I didn’t understand until I had become a victim myself. She would say, “If a woman stays after being beaten by a man, she is just as responsible as the man beating her. It was those words that reverberated through my brain the day my ex punched me in the face and, it was those words that spurred me into action and...

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