The Unseen Crimes Of Domestic Violence

2302 WordsMar 5, 201510 Pages
Adam Green Mrs. Barnes English IV February 25, 2015 The Unseen Crimes Serial killers, hitmen, premeditated murderers, there are all things that are in society that are known and feared. However these violent acts go unnoticed within the most secure unit of our everyday lives, our homes. Domestic violence is a problem that has been spread worldwide. It is also unfortunately a problem that dates time itself. Domestic violence is violence that is expressed toward loved ones. Domestic violence can range from pinching or pushing all the way down to choking, stabbing, shooting, and murder. Not only is domestic violence physical abuse toward a partner, it can also be an emotional abuse toward them as well. For instance, stalking is considered repeated harassment, and can also be considered threatening toward an individual. While most of the time domestic violence is carried out by men, women are not left out of the equation of this dreadful crime. People often can see the signs and refuse to address it. They may even think that it is none of their business. Most of the time, the abused partner will never come out and tell someone that they are being abused for fear of what the abuser might do to them. The only way that things can get better is for someone to take notice, be there for the abused, and to notify the proper authorities of the acts of abuse that is going on within that home. They can take care of the problem the way it is supposed to be taken care of. Domestic violence
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