Divorce is painful. But getting out of an abusive marriage that invalidates you as a human being and normalises abuse, is necessary.
According to them, I cooked bad food, I was trying to poison them with too much salt, I had a vicious tongue, my parents had no idea about bringing up a girl, and so on.
The mask she wears to hide her bruises, her pain, her distress from everyone, to hold up her head and go through life... can you not see it?
My marriage is over, yet - why don't we women know how to walk away with our dignity intact? Why do we bother about the 'stigma'?
Short film The Relationship Manager stresses that we should reach out to domestic abuse survivors instead of being passive bystanders, but also places the onus on them.
Violence cases in families have risen since the lockdown came into effect, with the survivors stuck with their abusers in homes. Why?
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