Indrė Dirgėlienė


This article should reveal the resocialization of women who have experienced and/or are experienced violence in family in the context or experience of the centre of crisis. Women who have experienced violence in the family suffer difficult trauma to overcome which they frequently need help from people living in the neighbourhood. After traumatic events women are doubting of themselves and others, their selfrespect is usually broken by humiliation, fault, experiences of helplessness. In the process of help for women who have experienced violence in the family especially important are support, empathy, attention, maintenance, rendering the feeling of safety, comprehension, complying their requests and the restoration of power trying to enable a woman to make decisions independently and feeling important, responsible for herself, changing behaviour, material and spiritual values and the standpoint to herself and others. The purpose of the investigation is to research the possibilities of resocialization of women who have experienced and/or are experiencing violence in the family in the centre of crisis. The methods of investigation: interviews. There are questioned 5 respondents using the method of the interview. The data of the investigation show that women who have experienced violence suffer 5 stages of emotional wounds: negation, anger, negotiations, depression and emancipation, during which change behaviour of women, attitude of material and spiritual values, standpoint to themselves and others, traumatic situation. From helpless, reserved, accusing themselves and others they become courageous, free, self – confident, independent, who are able to live without violence. It is possible to affirm that life in the centre of crises helps women who have experienced violence to resocialize.

Keyword(s): resocialization, violence, women, crisis.
DOI: 10.5200/197
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