There are many myths surrounding abuse that leave victims feeling blamed and shamed. Society as a whole needs to change; without understanding the complexity of sexual and domestic violence, many people are inclined to judge rather than show empathy to those who suffer from trauma. Education is essential. This eBook provides a wide range of reference material, discussing different types of abuse that can lead to trauma, the tactics that abusers commonly use against victims, the effects of trauma on victims, and the toxic messages that we receive within our flawed society.