Persistence U with Lizbeth
Episode 37: Domestic Abuse Victims Aren't Always Who You Think/That Moment When Police Officer and Author Nenia Corcoran Knew She Needed to Leave
October 13, 2021
When you hear about someone in an abuse relationship, do you picture the victim as passive?
Former police officer Nenia Corcoran shares that exact moment when she realized her own marriage mirrored that of an abuse victim in crisis.
You will learn:
- An abuse victim will often try to forecast how her day will go based on her partner’s moods, and adjust her behaviors accordingly to keep the peace.
- Isolation often keeps abuse victims immobilized.
- Recovery from abuse may take years, and often requires seeking professional help and the willingness to dissect the relationship, including early warning signs that were missed.
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