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'Culture of affluence' complicates women's help-seeking for domestic violence

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Cultural values in affluent communities -- keeping problems private, materialism, perfectionism, limited access to the couple's wealth and quality legal representation -- discourage affluent women from leaving partners who abuse them.
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