© Michelle Chan
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence and dating violence are important topics that need to be discussed, for it is something that typically happens behind closed doors, and has the potential to be passed on for generations. Upon hearing the words "domestic violence," the first thoughts most,people conjure up is that it involves a physical act (e.g. punching, kicking, slapping, etc.). But did you know that domestic violence can occur in many forms, many of which don't require any physical contact at all?!