Amanda's Secret (SVU Fanfic)
Amanda was late to work for the third time in a week. When Olivia reprimands her for it, she flinched, shocking Olivia. Minutes later, Nick compliments Amanda's necklace, but when he touches it, she flinches again. The squad knew Amanda had been acting a bit unusual the last couple of weeks, but they were trying to brush it off, sure they were overreacting. When Amanda gets jumpier, the squad realizes something's up.
It's Amanda's secret. She doesn't like to tell people her problems. The squad wants to help her, but she's afraid to tell them. She's a trained cop. How is she supposed to tell them that her boyfriend, Nate, is abusing her?