When you grow up living with domestic violence, you experience
Childhood Domestic Violence
Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) is
when a person grows up living in a home with violence between their parents or violence towards a parent.
What is it like to experience CDV?
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It impacts countless lives. But no one talks about it.
BillionGlobally experience CDV
1 in 7An estimated 1 in 7
of this issue
CDV does not happen in isolation.
If you experienced CDV, you most likely experienced one or more other major childhood adversities in your childhood home:
- Physical child abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Physical neglect
- Emotional neglect
- Divorced parents
- Parental alcohol or drug abuse
- Mentally ill parent
- Incarceration of a parent
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