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Domestic Abuse "Self Denial"

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Janie Deadwyler

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We understand the definitions below according to the Merriam Dictionary.  However, there are times in an abusive relationship adapt to a place of "self-denial" be for various reasons.

1.  We do not want to accept the fact that we are in an abusive relationship

2.  My partner does not hit me as you see reported.

3.  It is just a way of marriage...these are just a few and we are going to discuss others on the show.  Join US!

de·ni·al  (di-ni′?l)


a. A refusal to accept or believe something, such as a doctrine or belief.

b. Psychology An unconscious defense mechanism characterized by refusal to acknowledge painful realities, thoughts, or feelings.