Consequences of Domestic Violence
While a person is in a domestic relationship people can experience a physical or emotional shift in life. Physical shifts that a person will experience while being abused is a broken nose, bruises, broken bones, concussion, and/or headaches. Emotional shifts that a person can go through is PTSD(post traumatic stress disorder), depression, and anxiety.
Consequences that the abuser may experience is jail time, a restraining order, rehabilitation courses, losing your child/children, you can also lose certain rights like owning a firearm, paying for damages, your credit can go down, etc.
Is their help?
Yes their is help. If you see someone you know or a loved one being abused don't be afraid to call for help. Here are a few resources to help you:
National Domestic Violence Hotline- 1-800-787-3224
National sexual violence resource center- 1-800-739-3895
Emerge: A men's counseling service- 617-547-9879