by Margaret Kavanagh, WTKR 3:
Domestic abuse is happening in homes throughout Hampton Roads, and the COVID-19 pandemic has put a strain on people stuck in those situations.
News 3 took a deeper look at the problem and investigated aspects of the abuse as well as reasons why people stay in abusive situations.
Experts say money, religion and technology can play a role in abusive relationships.
We look into the different aspects of abuse including financial abuse.