The 18 year old is away at college. My husband's ex has been physically abusive to the 16 year old. How do we keep her safe? She doesn't want her mother to know that she told us what is happening.Apparently the verbal and physical abuse has been going on for quite a while and we are distraught. What course of action should we take?They have been divorced for 9 years and is very combative in simple discussions... now we found out some terrible things that are happening in the home. The poor girl loves her mother and knows that her mother will be very angry. We just want her to be safe.
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