What is Domestic Violence?
It is a violence that occurs in domestic circle or settings, such as marriage, within family etc. This involves violence against children, parents, spouse, and partner’s.
It can happen in many forms, like physical abuse, verbal abuse, emotional abuse and so on. The list is endless and so is the pain if not stopped sooner.
The sole reason of domestic violence is to take a complete control of ones partner, by force, manipulation and intimidation. The abusive partner here tries all sorts of disrespecting and disturbing acts such as humiliation, criticism, embarrassment, yelling, emotionally drain you out, destructive behavior.
Kids living in such a violent environment often show psychological problems from an early age, such as avoidance, phobic and some may even turn into bullies. It can be as devastating as death.
Thus it is very important that they be not subjected to such environment and immediate actions be taken to stop the violence and get away from it sooner by getting the required support.
Further Read “How to identify & deal with such Violence types”
Domestic Violence Quotes
Here are some Domestic Violence Quotes to help one understand that you are not alone and must fight with courage.
Domestic violence is any behaviour involving physical, psychological, emotional, sexual or verbal abuse. It is any form of aggression intended to hurt, damage, or kill an intimate person. ~ Asa Don Brown
Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you’re worthless… but you’re not worthless, you’re unappreciated. ~ Steve Maraboli
A lot of people think that domestic violence is if someone hits, kicks, or punches you. ~ Robin McGraw
Hairdressers know a lot about the personal lives of their clients. They come in contact on a day-to-day basis with women dealing with domestic violence. ~ Gordon Miller
I love you. Real love, real manhood says, No one is going to hurt this woman! Especially me. ~ Ron Hutchcraft
When food becomes scarce, refugees often turn to desperate measures to feed themselves and their families. We are particularly worried about the health of the refugee population, domestic violence and refugees resorting to illegal employment or even to prostitution, just to put enough food on the table. ~ Antonio Guterres
The main reason they were homeless and in crisis was because of domestic violence. ~ Connie Phillips
Most of the problems that plague our society – addiction, overeating, crime, domestic violence, prejudice, debt, unwanted pregnancy, educational failure, underperformance at school and work, lack of savings, failure to exercise – are in some degree a failure of self-control. ~ Roy Baumeister
I’ve heard that people stand in bad situations because a relationship like that gets turned up by degrees. It is said that a frog will jump out of a pot of boiling water. Place him in a pot and turn it up a little at a time, and he will stay until he is boiled to death. Us frogs understand this. ~ Deb Caletti
The effects of abuse are devastating and far-reaching. Domestic violence speaks many languages, has many colours and lives in many different communities. ~ Sandra Pupatello
The healthy man does not torture others. Generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers. ~ Carl Jung
Quotes on Domestic Violence against Women
No woman has to be a victim of physical abuse. Women have to feel like they are not alone. ~ Salma Hayek
All marriages are sacred, but not all are safe. ~ Rob Jackson
Nearly one in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. And slightly more than half of female victims of domestic violence live in households with children under age 12. ~ Lucille Roybal-Allard
“A woman should never invest in a relationship she wouldn’t want for her daughter, nor allow any man to treat her in a way she could scold her son for.” ~ Unknown
Women initiate most domestic violence, yet out of a thousand cases of domestic violence, maybe one is involving a man. And this has made a victim of culture out of women. ~ Dov Charney
Every woman who thinks she is the only victim of violence has to know that there are many more. ~ Salma Hayek
Men say they love independence in a woman, but they don’t waste a second demolishing it brick by brick. ~ Candice Bergen
These women need to feel that we’re all aware of what they may be going through, to give them the confidence to speak out. ~ Anna Friel
The Violence Against Women Act protects the lives of tens of thousands of domestic violence victims. But the U.S. must also support gender equality around the world, and that means acknowledging that some nations we consider to be our friends are no friends to women. ~ Barbara Boxer
For too many women pregnancy is just the start of loneliness and abuse. It is a cruel reality. ~ Fay Ripley
My niece was a sexual-assault victim. My sister is a survivor of domestic violence. We have more shelters for animals than for battered women. That’s not the message we should be sending. ~ Hilda Solis
A real man wouldn’t lay a finger on a woman. He treats his partner with respect, love and support. Men are physically stronger and have no place abusing that power. Everyone has problems, and arguments happen, but that’s when a real man uses his intelligence to talk it out. ~ Matt Lanter
…when a wife wouldn’t testify, little punishment was meted out. Alex came to understand that only those who pressed charges ever became truly free, because the life they were leading was a prison, even if most of them wouldn’t admit it. ~ Nicholas Sparks
It’s incredibly dangerous to leave an abuser, because the final step in the domestic violence pattern is: kill her. ~ Leslie Morgan Steiner
A recent government survey found that 47 percent of all women report being the victims of either physical, emotional, sexual or economic violence. But 84 percent of those who are victims of domestic violence remain silent. ~ Patricia Espinosa
Never let a man put his hands on you without your permission. ~ Melda Beaty
Violence against women is an appalling human rights violation. But it is not inevitable. We can put a stop to this. ~ Nicole Kidman
Pregnant women are more likely to die from homicide by domestic violence than any other cause of death. ~ Lois Capps
Domestic Violence Quotes on Children
Even child abuse specialists do not routinely screen for domestic violence. This shows how much more education we need to do, even among experts, to understand the known links between violence of the child and the parent. ~ Jocelyn Brown
Nobody believes that domestic violence kills and nobody believes it is detrimental to children. This world has got to wake up. To me, if there is domestic violence, if the children see it or hear it, that to me is detrimental. Batterers should not have rights to children. ~ Denise Brown
I lived in Complexo do Alemao until I was 12, dealt with domestic violence in my childhood and faced difficulties in life. ~ Maria das Gracas Silva Foster
The schools play an important role when it comes down to protecting children against violence.Violence is one of the principal reasons why children don’t go to school. It’s also one of the causes of the alarming school dropout rates. ~ Shakira
From every wound there is a scar, and every scar tells a story. A story that says, “I survived.” ~ Craig Scott
Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul. ~ Dave Pelzer
When you’re in a broken family and your role model is a violent male, boys grow up believing that’s the way they’re supposed to act. And girls think that’s an accepted way men will treat them. ~ Jim Costa
“Children who are not encouraged to do, to try, to explore, to master, and to risk failure, often feel helpless and inadequate. Over-controlled by anxious, fearful parents, these children often become anxious and fearful themselves. This makes it difficult for them to mature. Many never outgrow the need for ongoing parental guidance and control. As a result, their parents continue to invade, manipulate, and frequently dominate their lives.” ~ Susan Forward,
Domestic violence does not only happen to adults. Forty percent of girls age 14 to 17 report knowing someone their age who has been hit or beaten by a boyfriend, and approximately one in five female high school students reports being physically and/or sexually abused by a dating partner. ~ Dianne Feinstein
Domestic Abuse Quotes and Sayings
“Never forget that walking away from something unhealthy is brave even if you stumble a little on your way out the door.” ~ Unknown
Victims of domestic violence need assistance and deserve justice, I commend the crime unit’s efforts to put offenders behind bars and reach out to victims. ~ Bob Riley
… you don’t have to wait for someone to treat you bad repeatedly. All it takes is once, and if they get away with it that once, if they know they can treat you like that, then it sets the pattern for the future. ~ Jane Green
We can all take responsibility for helping to bring about change, and keeping our friends and colleagues safe from domestic violence ~ Charles Clarke
Violence needs to stop. All of us – men and women – need to speak up and teach our children that violence is never the solution. Together we can all make a difference. The best place to start is with yourself. ~ Will Young
The more that we choose not to talk about domestic violence, the more we shy away from the issue, the more we lose. ~ Russell Wilson
I am a survivor of domestic violence. ~ Brooke Axtell
To help break the cycle of domestic violence, we must allow survivors to take time off from work without fear of losing their job, to go to court, to see a doctor or to find a safe place to live. ~ Lucille Roybal-Allard
It can be really frightening for young people to see their parents fighting. Remember, you’re not alone and there are people out there who can support you. ~ Neil Buchanan
This collection of Domestic Violence Quotes tell us that Life is precious hence do not let it get Violated.