I don't think the majority of people realize that so many people are finding themselves basically psychologically imprisoned in their own homes by the person they love the most. I can say this, because I know firsthand. This is harder than losing a child. My daughter died when she was 2 of a sudden, freak bacterial infection. That was horrible, of course. But, I can honestly say that falling in love with, trusting, and marrying a man who suddenly turned on me is harder. It is confusing. It makes me question my ability to think, make decisions, trust myself, do basic daily tasks. It is imprisonment. It is wrong. Has anyone read the Declaration of Independence lately? I swear, this country was formed because of this type of treatment. It is unfortunate that it is going on and even more unfortunate that most people don't understand how truly devastating it is. They just say little things like, "Oh, if my husband treated me like that, I would leave." Yeah, right.
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