Posted July 26, 2019 08:33:20What would you say if someone offered to “take a massage” for you?
The answer could have the potential to save your life or put you in a dangerous situation, depending on the woman you’re asking for help with.
“I would say it depends on the person.
A lot of times people will say ‘I’m not really sure, but I’ll see what I can do,'” says Dr. Jodi Gans.
In some cases, it could be as simple as a massage with your loved ones, or in others, a professional.
It’s a common misconception that women are more likely to be victims of violence than men, according to Dr. Gans, a professor of psychology at the University of Colorado Boulder.
But she also said that there’s a “huge difference between sexual assault and domestic violence.”
“Domestic violence is sexual violence.
Sexual violence is physical abuse,” she explains.
“In the case of physical abuse, it’s a violent act.
Sexual abuse is verbal abuse.”
Gans is also a trauma survivor.
She was the victim of physical and verbal abuse at the hands of her father and stepfather, who forced her to live in the house with the abuse.
When she was young, Gans says she was physically and emotionally abused by her mother, who would beat her when she got home from school.
At a young age, Gons says, she was taught that women were weak and needed to submit to men.
She also says that women who report sexual assault are more inclined to believe that it’s just “a guy doing a good deed.”
But she says, there are some women who are victims of domestic violence who also have “multiple histories” of physical or sexual abuse.
“There are cases where women who’ve had multiple history of violence against them, and they’ve been abused by multiple men, and there are women who have multiple histories of domestic abuse,” Gans explained.
So, in some cases there’s overlap, but in other cases, the perpetrator of abuse is likely to have a history of both violence and abuse.
Gans says it’s important for people to understand that many of the myths surrounding domestic violence are based on “common myths about domestic violence, which can be harmful.”
For example, many people think that women’s emotional reactions to physical abuse are the reason for domestic violence.
Gons says she believes the more people talk about domestic abuse, the more we can all understand it better.
While she also agrees that there are people who are the victims of abuse, Gies says that it is important to “be mindful of the person who is being abused, especially if the abuser is a stranger.”
“The first thing that should happen is, listen,” she says.
Even if someone does not want to talk, there is often a need for help.
If you or someone you know needs help, Gives advice for how to get in touch with someone who is experiencing domestic violence and how to find a support group.
Gays also says it is often important to find support services that can help people who may be experiencing domestic abuse.
She suggests that you talk to the people who have been the victims themselves, and you ask them about their reactions to the abuse you have experienced.
“When they talk about it, they can help you understand it, because they’re really thinking about what happened and what it means,” Gies said.
“You don’t need to tell them about the physical abuse.
It’s important to talk about the emotional abuse that was done to them.”
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