Domestic violence often includes spousal abuse, arguments, physical abuse, and other forms of violence limited within the boundary of one’s own home. While most of the domestic violence is resolved through dialogues, some problems are never solved. In Colorado, there are strict laws regulating all forms of domestic violence. Once proven guilty, the accused might face jail terms for years.
Many of her strongest admirers questioned whether she could write a salable book on such a dreary subject. She shared their doubts, but she went ahead because she had to. “There would be no peace for me,” she wrote to a friend, “if I kept silent.”
“Yes, but he doesn’t have much strength of character. He can easily be influenced to do good, but also to do bad. I hope for his sake that he stays good, because he’s basically a good person.”
The Australian Ambassador said, his words were something like this, We can make a better deal on East Timorese oil with Indonesia than we can with Portugal, the administering power, or with an independent East Timor. In fact, that is now exactly what’s going on.