In this Podcast, Mags talks with Aubrey Cole about her 25-year marriage, how she escaped the abuse, and what she has done since.
One of the things we survivors of abuse have in common is the inability to get our abuser to just go away after the relationship is over.
So very often, when we read about domestic abuse in mainstream media, we are talking about the victims. “Why did she not leave?” seems the golden standard in reporting about abuse. It really is a question we need to stop asking. Why not ask “why did he continue to abuse her?” or perhaps even more important “how can I help?”