The broken leg was the last straw. She had to leave him. It got tiresome lying about her injuries and having people believe that she was accident-prone. In the beginning of their marriage, things were fine between them. He was loving and attentive.
Then, he was laid-off because of the Coronavirus. Started to drink and the verbal abuse began. He called her names, belittled her and found fault with everything she did. The harder she tried, the worse it got.
Then, the blows started and the trips to the hospital. Enough. As soon as her leg mended, she was gone.
I was inspired to write this post because today, November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.