For her age she definitely gets much credit for explaining her actions and reactions. She also defines the denial that women in domestic situations deal with very articulately. This issue definitely needs more attention:
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, between 1998 and 2002:
- Of the almost 3.5 million violent crimes committed against family members, 49% of these were crimes against spouses.
- 84% of spouse abuse victims were females, and 86% of victims of dating partner abuse at were female.
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