Abigail Breslin shares her experience with domestic violence
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Actress Abigail Breslin shared her past experiences with domestic violence, saying that she was a victim of violence for two years.
In an Instagram post, Little Miss Sunshine The actress shared her story during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
“As a DV victim, I feel compelled to write a bit about my story. I have been in a very abusive relationship for almost 2 years,” the 26-year-old wrote.
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Breslin said she was “very much in love” with her abuser, but accused him of “taking advantage of my innocence and innocence and the relationship then turned violent”.
“I was regularly beaten, locked in a room, and forced to pretend everything was fine and normal while dealing with excruciating injuries… injuries that most people don’t even see.” , she wrote.
She added: “The physical trauma was also accompanied by a great deal of humiliation, humiliation and abusive language.
“I feel like I don’t deserve anyone’s love. I feel ugly and hated. I feel like I don’t deserve more dirt. I’m sure, there must be something. that was inherently WRONG to me.”
Before kid actor shared that thanks to her support network, she got out of the situation.
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“I am so grateful for the support of my family and friends, who have played such an important and invaluable role in helping me get out of this terrible situation,” she wrote.
“I will forever be indebted to the people closest to me for not only supporting me but also TRUSTING me.”
The Scream Queens The actress also said that she is currently in a happy and healthy relationship with her fiancé, Ira Kunyansky, and that she is “still healing” from post-traumatic stress disorder. his psyche.
“If you’re in an abusive relationship right now, you CAN get out of it. I know it seems impossible and scary, but you’ve survived so much and you CAN survive leaving. if you have the right tools and support,” she encourages.
Support is available from National Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Counseling Service at 1800RESPECT (1800 737 732).
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