3. We Shame Women when They Are Abused

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Why didn't you leave?

Why did you stay with him?

Why didn't you defend yourself?

What did you say?

How do we know you're not lying?

Women shame abused women every day.

Sometimes it isn't overt, but often, it's loud, proud, and hateful.2

One need only to look at the comments on any article about Amber Heard and Johnny Depp.

She's lying, she's a gold digger, he didn't abuse any of his other girlfriends, she just wants his money, she's trying to get her name in the spotlight.

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