Coronavirus and Domestic Violence

Coronavirus and Domestic Violence

I reposted this one for this epidemic appeals to be getting worst. In many cities all across the world there’s been a spike in domestic violence since families have no other choice but to stay at home and isolated. The number of abuse cases are climbing higher than the pandemic case. Many police departments have reported ‘double-digit percentage jumps’ in domestic violence 911 calls as more people shelter at home.

Some say it’s the tension of no knowing what will happen next is what’s inciting hostility in some people. I disagree. These people were already control freaks before the start of the pandemic. All of us are feeling a loss of power and control over our lives, experiencing uncertainty right now, but we aren’t taking it out on those we profess to love.

To those who do not have a safe home the isolation maybe deadlier than the virus.  I’m not saying that anyone could take the risk of leaving and exposing yourself but abusers know you’re trapped and will take advantage of it. Domestic violence is all about power and control, and during the epidemic, women and  children and the elderly are unable to go outside, and the  conflicts within their homes just grew bigger and bigger and happens more and more frequent.

I can not fathom how anyone can possible think it is a good idea to even attempt to exercise their perceived authority over anyone when there’s something so deadly is floating around in the world. If an abuser is ever going to grow up and get over him or herself, the time is now!
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About unholypursuit

A. White, an award winning former librarian, who is also a long time member of Romantic Time and Publisher's Weekly. A. White has been writing for over fifteen years. She took classes in creative writing in college, specializing in ancient myths and legends. and later at a local community center while living in Chicago. In college she won the national contest to verbally list every country in the world, it's capital and ingenious language. Her works are mainly horror, fantasy, extreme, and sci-fi as well as, as some may says, "the truly strange predicament and puzzling." Books that I've written are "Clash with the Immortals, and eleven others which are part of the "Unholy Pursuit saga,". She has been working on the Chronicles since 2007. She wished to complete them all before introducing them to public so the readers wouldn't have to for the continuation to be written. The ideas of the book come from classic literature such as whose work greatly influence the world world such as Homer, Sophocles, Herodotus, Euripides, Socrates, Hippocrates, Aristophanes, Plato, Aristotle and many more. The "Book of Enoch" influenced the usage of Azazael as a main character and love interest. I created the primary main character from the Chronicle of Saints. I wanted to show them as real flesh and blood with thoughts, desires and yearning as any human. Not as they are so often depicted. So I created one of my own to show her as a real human that everyone can relate to.
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10 Responses to Coronavirus and Domestic Violence

  1. Jonha says:

    The violence isn’t new. The pandemic is forcing the world to look at i.

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  2. Bernadette says:

    The fear of catching the virus, getting sick and dying. The loss of job. Worry from overdue bills. All this combined create a keg of gunpowder in lots of stress in some marriages. It’s no excuse for the violence but it’s the reason.

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  3. Harriet says:

    I’m sure your town or city have some great many provided outlets for this stress.

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  4. Mattie says:

    I say a lot of active play and a focus on togetherness with your family must be a part of your daily routine during this pandemic or the stress will get to you.

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  5. Mitchel says:

    It isn’t the virus. The attitude was already present. The virus is the excuse.

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