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Domestic abuse victims have legal advocate (FL)

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Domestic abuse victims have legal advocate


"ORANGE PARK – The first punch came while Jane stood in the doorway to her home.

Prior to the first assault, Jane, whose name is hidden to protect her identity, was skeptical that her husband’s abusive tendencies would evolve into physical assault. But they did.
The assault arrived on the heels of years of emotional and sexual assaults that Jane was either unable or unwilling to recognize as warning signs of a narcissist and lifelong abuser.
“The signs were there but I could not fathom that a physical assault could occur, I don’t think I wanted to think that something like that would occur and I was believing the best,” Jane said..."


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