Statistics are not just numbers, they are made by the lives of real people. Like many of my friends, I’m included in the statistics of domestic violence and abuse. There can be a legacy of pain that follows after you your entire life.
We live today in a throw-away culture. Gone are the days of saving string, mending socks or straightening bent nails. When we get tired of something because we’ve found something more appealing, we generally toss it.