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OCT | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH | CYCLE OF ABUSE

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OCT | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH | CYCLE OF ABUSE

In violent and unhealthy relationships there is a cycle of recurring patterns or phases of abuse. Abusive relationships consist of three stages, the tension building stage, the explosion stage, and the remorse/honeymoon stage. The length of each stage varies between couples, and not all abusive relationships fall under these three categories.

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