As indicated by the other attorneys, social security is highly regulated and requires a qualifying disability. Note, however, there might be other options available to assist you. Try calling a local domestic abuse hotline to learn what some of these resources might be
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The experience of being in a violent relationship in and of itself does not qualify one for Social Security Disability. There would have to be a medical impairment of such severity that it renders the person unable to work, among other requirements.
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