The Effects Of Domestic Violence On Domestic Abuse

1340 Words Dec 1st, 2014 6 Pages
Susan Cisneros
English 1301
Lacina-Taylor
2 December 2014
Stop The Abuse Underreported and underestimated, domestic abuse rips families apart every single day. Domestic violence comes in mainly five different forms, physical, sexual, psychological, emotional, and economic. This violence ruins families, demoralizes the victims, and the public downplays the household terrorism that goes on every day. Generally thought of as taboo, the public belittles and humorizes domestic abuse as a way to deal with it, that avoidance must come to an end. The five forms of domestic violence are economic, emotional, physical, psychological and sexual. The most commonly known physical violence occurs when a partner or parent inflicts injury such as hitting, stabbing, and shoving. Physical violence also takes place when food or fluids, medical care and other sources that maintain health get withheld. The most commonly recognized form of sexual violence is rape, or non-consensual sexual intercourse. Sexual and physical violence oftentimes both wind up reported by the same victim. Some individuals actively engage in sexually abusive lifestyles, bondage, dominance, sadism and masochism, or “BDSM” is a wildly growing underground culture in America. It focuses on dehumanizing the submissive partner and empowering the dominant one. Certain pop culture books and films such as Fifty Shades of Grey have been giving this type of lifestyle a veil and treating it like a glamorous relationship to be…
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