It's not easy to talk to your ex during the divorce process or even after the case gets finalized. Maybe you never wanted to end the marriage. Perhaps your spouse left you for someone else. The last thing you want to do is give them a call or sit down in a room together and have a face-to-face conversation.
Domestic violence is, unfortunately, one of the reasons that many people finally decide to end their marriages. These relationships deteriorate to the point that people do not feel physically safe.