Sporting Events And Domestic Violence
This is a story about how Domestic Violence heats up when there’s football game going on. Football, not as we know it in the United States, but rather soccer as it is known throughout the world. Right now the World Cup has kicked off in Brazil, so people around the globe are asking questions about the connection between sporting events and domestic violence and abuse.
The main reasons that people believe there is a connection is because of the increased tensions that so many people have when watching matches and the excessive alcohol consumption. That creates an environment where perpetrators of abuse are more likely to commit them.
“This doesn’t mean that football causes domestic violence – in the vast majority of cases, domestic violence will already be present in the relationship, whether that is in the form of psychological, financial, emotional, physical or sexual abuse. What events like the…
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