Holidays Not So Happy for Growing Number of Victims of Domestic Violence

For some, this holiday season is not so happy.

Domestic violence and domestic abuse typically spike at this time of year.

Days off lead to more togetherness, breeding more tension.

Greater consumption of alcohol during the season doesn’t help either.

And the current weak economy and high unemployment only seem to be intensifying that phenomenon.

In fact, a poor economy can more than triple the incidence of domestic violence.

And things are not expected to improve any time soon …

Read more in this Atlanta Fox 5 TV article: Domestic Abuse Shelters See Increase in Calls and this Fond du Lac [WI] Reporter article: As economy worsens, violence increases.