What is the statute of limitations for abuse in Florida?
I was in a relationship with a guy for almost 8 years. At the beginning things were good and then he got emotionally abusive towards me, very possessive and would call me horrible names, especially after I hung out with male co-workers and friends. Then at some point the name calling was not enough and he started hitting me. It took me a long time to get out of the relationship (we lived together) and then a long time to feel comfortable dating again. I'm in a new relationship for over a year now and when I told my boyfriend about this past experience and how I wasn't sure what to do, he was very supportive and said if I want to press charges or do something about it legally, he would back me 100%. So I left the abusive relationship almost 5 years ago now. Is that too long to go to the police?
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