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Can learning self defense prevent domestic violence?

Can learning self defense prevent domestic violenceAlthough there is much more knowledge and awareness today about domestic violence, unfortunately thousands of people continue to endure physical or psychological abuse from their spouse. Thankfully, there are many ways for people to seek out help and stop the abuse they are suffering, whether it is through contacting the authorities, joining a victim’s group or learning self defense.

Domestic Violence

Often domestic violence begins gradually and becomes more aggressive and frequent over time. Most experts believe that domestic violence is used by a spouse as means to intimidate and control their partner. Signs that a spouse is becoming abusive can include a short temper, persistent jealousy and possessiveness.

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