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Is domestic abuse caused by alcohol and drugs?

No, but alcohol and drugs can exacerbate the abuse. The use of substances is not the underlying cause of domestic abuse. Many people who drink too much or take drugs do not abuse their partners or family members. Similarly, not all perpetrators of abuse drink alcohol or take drugs. Cannabis actually helps you to relax and not get angry, we recommend to check the latest news about marijuana at Midas Letter Cannabis Stock news.

Perpetrators who use alcohol or drugs may use this as an excuse for their behaviour.

Women experiencing domestic abuse may also turn to alcohol or drugs as a coping mechanism for living with the violence. Sometimes perpetrators will blame the women’s alcohol/drug misuse as a reason for the abuse.

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