Do you have a mental image of the "type" of person that becomes a victim of domestic violence? We heard many statements from our participants that suggested that they previously had thought that this type of abuse happens to other people, people who are not like them. The title quote for today's blog entry is one example of that. Here are two others:
How do you think that the stereotypes that there are only certain "types" of people who become victims of domestic violence adds to the stigma surrounding this issue?