Understanding Domestic Abuse
Intimate partner abuse affects thousands of people in Montgomery County each year. It happens to people of all religions, ages, races, income levels, and educational backgrounds. Much of the abuse is against the law. All of the abuse is against the teachings of the world’s major religions, which teach that violence in any form is wrong and that relationships between people should be respectful and peaceful.
This abuse is serious, terrifying, and sometimes deadly. It destroys families and damages everyone involved, including extended family and friends.