There has been a significant increase in both the quantity and severity of domestic abuse since the coronavirus and quarantine began. Activist Lauren Jacobs talks about what is happening and why, and she offers advice for people living with domestic abuse as well as friends and loved ones of victims of domestic violence. 

RESOURCES:

USA:
Domestic Abuse Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
https://www.thehotline.org/help/

South Africa:
SAPS Domestic Violence Hotline: 0800 150 150
https://www.saps.gov.za/resource_centre/women_children/women_children.php

Literature:
The Verbally Abusive Relationship by Patricia Evans
The Emotionally Destructive Marriage by Leslie Vernick
When Love Hurts by Jill Cory and Karen McAndless-Davis
Out of Control by Natalie Collins

Lauren Jacobs:
https://laurenjacobs.co.za/contact/
https://www.instagram.com/profuselyprofound/

Shouting About The Silence:
https://www.instagram.com/shoutingaboutthesilence/

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