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Words matter in defining domestic abuse

The choice of words can affect the context of understanding a situation when it comes to many issues, including domestic violence.  Steve Vickman, executive director of Help of Door County, says choosing words carefully can help to educate the community better on topics about intimate partners and violence.  He gives an example of misusing words in describing domestic abuse. 

 

 

Vickman says we need to better understand and frame our conversations about topics like violent crimes and domestic abuse and battery.

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