Women’s History Month and Abuse Awareness

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Abuse of Women and How it Has Influenced Women’s History

As part of women’s history month we have to realize the importance of domestic abuse, partner abuse and rape. The awareness of abuse of women needs to be highlighted. More awareness is needed.

Victim blaming and myths about abuse victims needs to be an important part of women’s history month. How many women have had their lives cut short due to a violent partner? 

How many women have been emotionally abused with gaslighting and intentional brainwashing tactics by a predator who targeted them? 

What great things might these women have accomplished, had they not been controlled and manipulated by an abusive partner?

How many potential contributions to human kind have been interfered with, by an abuser who crushed down the self esteem and undermined her ability to follow her dreams?

Awareness of mental, emotional and other kinds of abuse of women, needs to be addressed and light needs to be shed on how this has affected women’s history, and continues to do so. 

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  1. I have read the term “gaslighting” in so many posts and I don’t think I ever realized what it was. How could I have ever assumed that I hadn’t been “gaslighted?”
    What these women might have accomplished is one of the saddest questions ever asked. The possibilities could have been endless. Instead, we became victims. We became shadows. That in itself is unfortunate, incomprehensible and unforgivable.

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