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Domestic Violence: What's Worth Got To Do With It?

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October is a busy month. Along with Breast Cancer and  Anti-Bullying Awareness , it is also a time when we turn our attention to Domestic Violence Prevention. Over the past several months, Domestic Violence has been in the spotlight as video evidence has surfaced of well-known individuals allegedly abusing their partners. Domestic Violence is a complex issue with numerous theories regarding causation as well as sound approaches that address intensive treatment for the perpetrators and recovering programs for the victims. I believe there is a missing piece - an underlying psychological component - which is not talked about.


Get ready as we answer the question - What's Worth Got To Do With It?   
As we consider the role of victims, let's take a look at two correlations between Worth and Domestic Violence.
First, many victims have a history of low self-worth.This lack of worth may come from difficult childhoods, dysfunctional relationships, or insecurities and injuries incurred fro…