Intimate Partner Violence-Article Analysis

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I read an article on Huffington Post dated October 2014, that stated from 2001 to 2012 6,488 American troops were killed in Afghanistan and Iraq. During that time 11,766 American women were murdered by their current or ex partners. I believe those number speaks volumes on the current and ongoing problem with intimate partner violence in the United States. I would be extremely surprised if a student in our classes hasn’t been affected by this in some way. I am an IPV survivor, when I was 18 I met my daughters dad. A year in our relationship it became an Intimate terrorism type of violence. It wasn’t always physical, there was a lot of psychological, and emotional abuse. The more drugs and alcohol he consumed the worst it got. When you are

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