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

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

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

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.

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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

Domestic abuse happens only in intimate, interdependent, long-term relationships – in other words, in families – the last place we would want or expect to find violence.
– Leslie Morgan Steiner

Domestic violence is frequently excused when alcohol and other substances are involved.
– Asa Don Brown

The healthy man does not torture others. Generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.
– Carl Jung

None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.
– Pearl S. Buck

Every woman who thinks she is the only victim of violence has to know that there are many more.
– Salma Hayek

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. It is estimated that approximately 3 million incidents of domestic violence are reported each year in the United States.
– Dianne Feinstein

Domestic violence does not only happen to adults. Forty percent of girls age 14 to 17 report knowing someone their age who has been hit or beaten by a boyfriend, and approximately one in five female high school students reports being physically and/or sexually abused by a dating partner.
– Dianne Feinstein

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. – Mark Caine

It’s hard to look for the light when your lost in darkness.

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