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Secrecy, fear, lack of opportunity, and low self-esteem all combine to make leaving an abusive partner extremely difficult.

Abusers blame their partners for the abuse and may fail to confine their abusive behavior to the home. It can involve humiliation or intimidation as well.

Partners are left to passively accept the abuse and often minimize the abuse to themselves or others who may question them.

(National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey 2010) Fact #2: 18.3% of women in the United States have survived a completed or attempted rape.

(National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey 2010) Fact #3: Of the 18.3% of women who have survived rape or attempted rape, 12.3% were younger than age 12 when they were first raped, and 29.9% were between the ages of 11 and 17.

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