Things We Don’t Talk About
There are indeed things we don’t talk about and it’s long past time we do talk about it, share it and stop feeling it’s our fault.
Mental, emotional and financial abuse is widespread. It may not leave bruises, but the injuries run deep. Women from all walks of life can be subject to it. It happens to people of all races, all faiths, all income levels, all cultures. Surprisingly, even in light of this, it’s seldom spoken of openly. The guilt, shame, and potential for misunderstanding leaves a woman feeling frozen solid, unable to speak. Many people fail to understand how a woman could continue to allow herself to remain in this position, and ask, “Why would she stay?”
In very plain language, without apology, Jodi puts out her own personal story.
Please read it. All of it.
If you remember nothing else, the next time someone carelessly asks “Why doesn’t she just leave?”, remember this.