No Visible Bruises

”Victims often side with their abusers publicly, to family, to police, and to prosecutors, because long after the police leave, even after charges are filed and a sentence meted out, it is with the abuser that a victim must continually negotiate her life and the lives of their children.”
__Rachel Louise Snyder, No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us

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