Whether it is coercion, control, physical violence or verbal abuse, we can all comprehend the plight of the survivor and their need for advice; their want of change or to flee. Once removed from the battle, what we are left with is a soul who has been at war in their own home, someone who trusted yet doubts their judgement and one who, initially at least, constantly contemplates the situation that they have left.
Have they done the right thing? Who was to blame? Why did it take this long? Would they ever heal?