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Something I have often heard in relation to this issue is "well why doesn't she just leave".
For the women we spoke to there were many, many reasons including fear, emotional and financial abuse.
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Like most things in life, it's quality, not quantity that's important.
Here at e Harmony we believe there's a better approach to online dating than being bombarded with profiles and pictures.
Domestic abuse includes physical, psychological, emotional, sexual and financial abuse and a study of over 1,000 young women by SHEMazing suggests that dating abuse affects one in three Irish women, with 60% thinking it was their fault.
Having just completed a two-part series exclusively for RTÉ Player, UPFRONT: Domestic Abuse, RTÉ's Della Kilroy went behind the statistics, examining the harsh reality for young domestic abuse survivors across Ireland.
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