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Domestic violence and the holidays

By Norma Peterson Many people assume that domestic violence spikes during the holidays, but it doesn’t. Unfortunately, domestic violence is a year-round problem. Seasonal stresses like family gatherings, tight finances, and alcohol may add tension to an already abusive situation, but they do not cause domestic violence. Abuse is always an intentional…

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Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit: A tool for domestic violence victims to document the abuse

By Norma Peterson When I was asked to write for a true crime blog, I was nervous.  Not that I haven’t been sharing my story with people, but to expose myself to the internet seems to really be putting my reality out there.  When you are talking to people face…

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