10 Signs Batterers Are Willing to Change
By Kelly Ann Evers
We all want to believe that our abusers and batterers are willing to change or want to change. With their heartfelt apologies, promises to not do it again, and lavishing gifts, the victim is hopeful that he means it this time.
Domestic abuse and domestic violence do not happen by accident. It is not the result of drinking too much or doing drugs, nor is it the result of having too many problems in life, or being under a great deal of stress.
Domestic abuse and domestic violence are deliberately perpetrated by an abuser against a person or persons whom he or she wishes to control. Batterers’ batterer because of a learned behavior that was continually seen as a child; for example, a father that physically abuses their mother repeatedly.
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