I know a person who is forced to do things every day. She must answer to the same call and perform the same menial tasks in order to keep her mental anguish at bay. She is forced to harm herself. She is made to feel ill and depressed and ashamed. She is physically assaulted but it is difficult to see any bruises. She has the opportunity to stop the cycle but, psychologically, she cannot.

The Bartender just bought her last round and her friends all toasted her good fortune.