„The first time I struck him was during an argument over money. He’d decided to pay off a loan without telling me and we’d gone overdrawn. I was worried and tried to discuss it with him, at which point he left the room. I felt we hadn’t talked it through properly and followed him. The next minute I was hitting him around the head.
I remember losing control and my limbs lashing out. Afterwards he was upset and I cried – I felt scared and ashamed of what I’d done. I apologised and thought it was a one-off, but in fact it was a pattern that carried on for the next 10 years.“ – Zum Artikel: