This post is part of a sponsored campaign by Mom Select and the Allstate Foundation, but as always, all opinions are my own.
Recent events from the NFL have put domestic violence in the national spotlight. Let’s take full advantage of the discussion and do everything we can to bring this difficult topic to the light. Right now, someone you know may need to talk to you about this issue and with all the media coverage, it may be easier now to begin having that conversation.
Did you know that domestic violence affects one in four women in their lifetime? That’s more than breast cancer, ovarian cancer and lung cancer combined. Most people think only of physical abuse when they consider domestic violence. Yet, financial abuse happens in 98 percent of all cases of domestic violence and it is one of the most powerful ways to control a victim.
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