YOU HAVE TO FACE YOURSELF TO KNOW YOURSELF THEN BE YOURSELF!

LOVE SHOULDN'T HURT! THERE IS NO EXCUSE FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.... Every year thousands of women are hurt or killed by men they love!

WHAT IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE?
Domestic violence can be defined as a pattern of behavior in any relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner.

Abuse is physical, sexual, emotional, economic or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another person. This includes any behaviors that frighten, intimidate, terrorize, manipulate, hurt, humiliate, blame, injure or wound someone.

Domestic violence can happen to anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion or gender. It can happen to couples who are married, living together or who are dating. Domestic violence affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels.

You may be in an emotionally abusive relationship if your partner:
Calls you names, insults you or continually criticizes you.
Does not trust you and acts jealous or possessive.
Tries to isolate you from family or friends.
Monitors where you go, who you call and who you spend time with.
Does not want you to work.
Controls finances or refuses to share money.
Punishes you by withholding affection.
Expects you to ask permission.
Threatens to hurt you, the children, your family or your pets.
Humiliates you in any way.
You may be in a physically abusive relationship if your partner has ever:

Damaged property when angry (thrown objects, punched walls, kicked doors, etc.).
Pushed, slapped, bitten, kicked or choked you.
Abandoned you in a dangerous or unfamiliar place.
Scared you by driving recklessly.
Used a weapon to threaten or hurt you.
Forced you to leave your home.
Trapped you in your home or kept you from leaving.
Prevented you from calling police or seeking medical attention.
Hurt your children.
Used physical force in sexual situations.
You may be in a sexually abusive relationship if your partner:

Views women as objects and believes in rigid gender roles.
Accuses you of cheating or is often jealous of your outside relationships.
Wants you to dress in a sexual way.
Insults you in sexual ways or calls you sexual names.
Has ever forced or manipulated you into to having sex or performing sexual acts.
Held you down during sex.
Demanded sex when you were sick, tired or after beating you.
Hurt you with weapons or objects during sex.
Involved other people in sexual activities with you.
Ignored your feelings regarding sex.

If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions you may be in an abusive relationship; Please seek for help.
LOVE SHOULDN'T HURT MY MY FRIENDS.

18 comments:

  1. Anonymous05:45

    Nearly one-third of American women report being physically or sexually abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point in their live..

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  2. Anonymous05:47

    Talking about America, Africa is sooooooooo terrible my dear! you have no idea.
    Plse Come to Angola and see!!

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  3. Anonymous13:09

    Your very talented Sporah

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  4. Anonymous13:18

    Kama i-3 of American wimen wamekua abused!!!
    Basi Africa Kila mwanamke ameshakua abused.

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  5. Anonymous13:39

    Am watching you on BEN TV now Sporah.

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  6. Anonymous13:44

    Good work sporah, great topic.

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  7. Anonymous13:53

    Umependezaa kwenye TV, nakuangalia hapa.
    Am very proud of you.

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  8. Anonymous13:58

    Good show, i wonder how i can get in? please, i am a singer from Nigeria.

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  9. Anonymous14:00

    Sporah nakuangalia, aisee, nakufuraia sana dada. Hongera sana kwakutuwakilisha.

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  10. I like the way you carry your interview, very relax.

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  11. Anonymous14:17

    Am watching you Maddam, you look hhoott.
    Who's the lucky Dude?

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  12. Anonymous14:24

    Uko juu sporah.

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  13. Anonymous14:30

    I like your show, watched it on BEN TV just now.
    What country are you coming from?

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  14. Anonymous14:32

    Ladies, Things always go wrong. I got in a relationship where my boyfriend beat me. I still like him but I've got to keep my pride. Are there still good guys out there who are single and not taken. When you think you're so careful, you find out you can never be too careful.

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  15. Anonymous14:34

    sporah if you think u are fed up with your man u can come to me cos i am still single

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  16. Anonymous01:32

    Cleva gal,
    Love shield NEVER hurt!
    So True!!

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  17. Anonymous01:50

    Look at this one!
    Sporah if you think your fade up with your man you can come to me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    CAN YOU......... No sensssss
    leave my sister alone oooo

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  18. Anonymous05:51

    Why not fight him/her back?????

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