People typically ask abuse victims why they do not simply leave their abusers.
Unfortunately, it’s not that easy. The cycle of abuse produces a circumstance where the individual being mistreated feels that they can not leave, and the fact is that leaving can be much more harmful. The point in a violent relationship with the most possible for violence is when the victim chooses to leave. Things get back at more made complex when there are kids or animals included.
Being able to leave is something, however having the ability to get to a location where your animals will also be safe can be difficult, as one woman just recently described after coming out on the other side of an abuse circumstance.
Gemma explains her relationship as starting fine, with the violence beginning a couple of months in and continuing to intensify. She feared for her life and stated she not wished to live.
Dusty, her dog, had actually been with her for a year prior to the relationship, when she thought of leaving her violent partner, she recognized no shelters would let him come, too. The dog had actually even attempted to safeguard her from her abuser, biting him as soon as throughout an attack. She feared leaving the puppy would lead to him being injured by her abuser.
Thanks to Freedom Project from the Dogs Trust, Dusty had the ability to stick with a guy called Frank for 7 months while Gemma returned on her feet. Dog and owner have actually considering that been reunited, and in the clip listed below Gemma satisfies Frank for the very first time.
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