“Why would he do it?”
“Did I deserve it?”
“Can it really change?”
“Maybe, I should stop bothering him?”
“I am stressing him out, I should have let him talk.”
“She only hits me when I interrupt her.”
“I can’t hit her back, no matter what.”
“She embarrassed me, so I punched her.”
After spending the night with a friend at the age of 14 and watching her dad beat up her mom, throw her in an ant bed, kick her in the face, bloody her nose, threaten to kill himself If we called the cops, I have NO TOLERANCE! She kept apologizing to me, and she was the victim!
Children’s lives change once they witness domestic abuse.
Thanks Gotti, for telling this story.
This illustrates the story of the child watching this injustice.