This article provides a way for an abused woman to escape her abusive ex within a short period of time. Specific recommendations are provided for the initial escape and references and resource links are contained in the article.
Help hot lines and domestic violence shelters
Those who operate these domestic violence facilities are to be commended for their efforts. And to be fair, these companies provide their share of help to abused women. In fact, the hot line may have provided substantial supportive counseling prior to the time the abused woman is ready and willing to end the domestic violence against her by making a clean getaway from her abusive husband or ex boyfriend. Once this decision is made by the battered woman, it is time to establish a defensive plan-an immediate, emergency plan to stop stalking efforts of her abusive ex who will surely come looking for her once he discovers she has left the nest.
Nipping the stalking problem in the bud is the best strategic plan If it can be accomplished. This means the stalking victim should, if possible, learn how to lose her stalker ex immediately upon leaving the home where the domestic violence took place.
Create a new identity and become a roommate
Begin the escape plan by becoming known by a pen name or alternate name in order to break the paper trail to the real you. How will your stalking ex pick up the trail on Mary Sue Davidson when she is now known as Kathy Washington in her new apartment which she shares with a roommate who has all house utilities in her name?
For more information, please review this article on harassment stalking:
Privacy living tactics
Once an escape has been made, the staking victim and former abused woman will need to adopt high-level privacy living principles in order to establish bank secrecy, ensure home privacy, develop workplace anonymity, and learn to travel secretly.
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IF you question whether you should take the crime of stalking or the crime of domestic violence seriously, please be advised that stalkers are very persistent in some cases and have been known to stalk their victims from one year to as long as forty years. Consider this piece of stalking information and these stalking statistics taken as direct quotes from the website below:
“Stalking According to the Stalking Resource Center:
- 1,006,970 women and 370,990 men are stalked annually in the United States.
- 1 in 12 women and 1 in 45 men will be stalked in their lifetime.
- 77% of female and 64% of male victims know their stalker.
- 87% of stalkers are men.
- 59% of female victims and 30% of male victims are stalked by an intimate partner.
- 81% of women stalked by a current or former intimate partner are also physically assaulted by that partner.
- 31% of women stalked by a current or former intimate partner are also sexually assaulted by that partner.
- The average duration of stalking is 1.8 years.
- If stalking involves intimate partners, the average duration of stalking increases to 2.2 years.
- 61% of stalkers made unwanted phone calls; 33% sent or left unwanted letters or items; 29% vandalized property; and 9% killed or threatened to kill a family pet.
- 28% of female victims and 10% of male victims obtained a protective order. 69% of female victims and 81% of male victims had the protection order violated.
Stalking Resource Ctr., The Nat’l Ctr. for Victims of Crime, Stalking Fact Sheet, http://www.ncvc.org/src/Main.aspx (citing Patricia Tjaden & Nancy Thoennes, U.S. Dep’t of Justice, NCJ 169592, Stalking in America: Findings from the National Violence Against Women Survey (1998)”