Stigmatizing Covert Abuse [AKA Beware the Nice Guy]

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You've probably realized, abuse is a dirty topic not to happily discussed in the public sphere. Victims are blamed. Cases are dismissed. And perpetrators are enabled. But what's the point of our ignorance towards domestic abuse? Is there a reason why we tend to limit the scope of "abuse," blame-shift, and willfully forget? And how does abuser stigma actually perpetuate the thing we hate? We've all said it. We've all thought it. We've all... been cognitively dissonant about it. "But they seem like such a nice guy/gal." Beware the nice guy. Even if that includes YOURSELF. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/complextrauma/message

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