Abusive Marriage: How to Get Out

Domestic violence is not pretty. Abusive marriages are more prevalent than most people believe. Abuse in a marriage can hide for a very long time and even friends and family can be completely oblivious. Unfortunately, people who are trapped in an abusive relationship often feel that they have no one to turn to for help.

If the abuse has not yet reached a physical level, the person getting abused may question themselves if they are really being abused, which can greatly damage their self esteem and confidence.

However, there is hope. There are several ways to get out of such a damaging relationship and situation. Firstly, confidence needs to be rebuilt. A key part of confidence is independence, and the only way to gain your independence in a psychologically vulnerable state is to have friends. Friends can help you do what’s right for yourself, when you cannot objectively see your situation.

Next you need to realize your situation and be willing to do something about it. You are worth more than such a relationship, and you can have a better one. Getting a divorce can be the best way out of an abusive relationship.

Speak with a San Diego Domestic Abuse Attorney

If you or a loved one is involved in a domestic abuse case, is trying to get out of a marriage, or needs a divorce, contact a San Diego domestic abuse lawyer of Fischer & Van Thiel, LLP. Speak to us at 760-722-7646. We can get you the help you need.

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