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Myths about domestic violence

 

MYTH 1: Domestic violence does not affect many people.

FACT

MYTH 2: Battering is only a momentary loss of temper.

FACT

MYTH 3: Domestic violence only occurs in poor, urban areas.

FACT

MYTH 4: Domestic violence is just a push, slap or punch it does not produce serious injuries.

FACT

MYTH 5: It is easy for battered women to leave their abuser.

FACT

 

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