‘Why didn’t you say something’

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“Why didn’t you say something,” they’d ask, looking concerned and confused.  “I could have helped you. I could have done something!” – This artical highlights the importance of standing in somebody else’s shoes before you let the all too often comments like this slip out and gives practical ways of supporting someone in leaving an abusive relationship.

See more at:

http://www.damemagazine.com/2014/10/29/why-i-didnt-tell-you-he-was-beating-me

We would really like to know your story, what was/is your experience of  friends, family and even strangers asking  ‘the obvious’ when actually they couldn’t have been more wrong – Comment on this post or select from our contacts page.

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