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Unformatted text preview: No place to go No support network Gratitude ("He cares for me enough not to kill me") Hope ("Maybe he’ll change") Illegal immigrant/afraid to lose "green card" Unaware that domestic violence is a criminal offense Typically, the abused partner will attempt to leave the batterer about 7 times before he or she finally leaves for good. The most dangerous time for an abused partner is when he or she leaves the batterer, which is why a safety plan is a critical step in leaving....
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course SOC 168 taught by Professor Lio during the Spring '07 term at UC Riverside.
- Spring '07