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Common Responses

Relationship violence is a serious crime and victimization can cause serious trauma. There is no “normal” response to trauma; however, some common experiences are:

  • Isolation
  • Loss of friends
  • Inability to trust
  • Confusion
  • Fear, terror, and anger
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Feelings of low self-worth
  • Fear of relationships

If you or someone you know is experiencing these responses, help is available!