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Social isolation, in particular, was associated with an increased likelihood of experiencing severe intimate partner violence; women reporting no family in the United States were 3 times more likely than those with family in the United States to have been physically injured by their current partner.
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Although it was useless, I clawed at the cushion under me again.
"Honey, you're freezing.
It was the latter when I heard the front door open and close and could see the hallway light turn on under my closed door.
After the doctor gave me the news that I'd miscarried, I'd sat in my car for a good thirty minutes staring out at the parking lot but not paying attention to the people and other cars moving about.
" I nodded, remembering his temporary roommate he'd acquired this summer: his cousin.