If she is still resistant, ask a psychologist for help. A professional can set up an intervention with the victim and her family and friends, which will hopefully be a wake up call for her.

Remember that no one has the right to physically or emotionally abuse another person. Domestic violence is against the law, and there are systems in place to protect victims of abuse.

If you need advice figuring out how you can help a victim of domestic violence, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE or visit The Hotline. The site also offers help and content in Spanish.