Domestic Violence Quotes, Sayings about Domestic Abuse

Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than to hurt yourself putting it back together.

Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul.
– Dave Pelzer

Sometimes we survive by forgetting.

In violence we forget who we are.
– Mary McCarthy

I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Mahatma Gandhi

Standing alone is better than standing with people who hurt you.

Here I stand Empty hands, wishing my wrists were bleeding to stop the pain from the beatings.

A woman should never invest in a relationship she wouldn’t want for her daughter, nor allow any man to treat her in a way she could scold her son for.

All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do. – Leo Tolstoy

Never let a man put his hands on you without your permission.
– Melda Beaty


I am living in hell from one day to the next. But there is nothing I can do to escape. I don’t know where I would go if I did. I feel utterly powerless, and that feeling is my prison. I entered of my own free will, I locked the door, and I threw away the key.
– Haruki Murakami

Do not allow him—the abuser—to tell you who you are or take the blame for his actions.

Why is it that men can be bastards and women must wear pearls and smile?

It is impossible to correct abuses unless we know that they’re going on.

If you can’t be thankful for what you have, be thankful for what you have… escaped.

Domestic violence causes far more pain than the visible marks of bruises and scars. It is devastating to be abused by someone that you love and think loves you in return.

One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.

Peace is not just mere absence of violence

Find the strength inside yourself to value your own worth more than staying with someone who only keeps you down

Trust is only a five letter word but it can be misused in so many different ways.

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