“Things started out pretty good the first couple of years. Then, she slowly changed. She always had a temper, but then we got into some money problems, and it got worse. She would get mad, and it would escalate all out of proportion. She’d start hitting. She’d slap at my face, and then keep slapping and try to scratch me. I’d put up my arms, or just grab and hold her hands. I never hit her back. I was just taught that you never hit a woman.”
In her regular ‘Can I Just Tell You’ essay, host Michel Martin shares her thoughts on the myths and troubling facts about domestic violence.
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