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 Why do many talk show hosts seem to be stuck on telling the victim to get a backbone and stand up to her abuser when in many cases it may actually be safer for the victim to do absolutely nothing?

Answer Answer No one has the right to tell anyone to "get a backbone" and move out. It's an ignorant thing to say and even more so being a Talk Show Host because they are suppose to do their homework be... Read More »
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Why do talk show hosts seem to look the other way when dealing with abusers and send the abuser home with the victim when the reality is that she faces serious repercussions for her candid statements?

Answer The public heard her confessions and she has everyone's sympathy for the abuse. Do you think the abuser will go back to his old ways when people will now be watching him closer? It is possi... Read More »
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Are bodyguards available to accompany the victim after talk shows where the topic is abuse so that she can ensure that the abuser won't give her hell for what was said on the show?

Answer Talk shows aren't the best place to discuss your abuser. Some talk shows will provide you with a bodyguard while at the show and perhaps escorted back to where you are staying, but after th... Read More »
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As you prepare to manually transport an injured victim you realize you're the only individual physically able to transport the victim Since the victim is unconscious what carrying method do you use?

A "fireman's carry" is the recommended method if you can lift and carry the victim. Otherwise an improvised litter if this is practical. Any method is limited by the capabilities of the transportin... Read More »
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Why do so many Abuse websites and talk shows that deal with abuse suggest that the victim get counseling when it is plain that this will just be another thing for the abuser to use against her?

Answer If the victim hasn't left on her own, it's obvious that just telling her to leave won't make much sense. Most responsible advice tells the abuser and victim to go to counseling so that the ... Read More »
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