I guarantee every survivor in my defensive tactics classes would say, unequivocally, NO. Life is too short to go through the pain and suffering again.
According to author Kathryn Robinson on The National Domestic Violence Hotline blog, “While people do have the capacity to change, they need to deeply want to and be committed to all aspects of change in order to begin to do so.” Even then, she says, it’s easier said than done. Abusers often abuse because of learned attitudes and feelings of entitlement and privilege, which can be difficult to reverse. To start the recovery process, an abuser should locate a certified batterer intervention program immediately.
Read the signs
Thank you DomesticShelters.org
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