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June 15-21: Social Media Stories On Domestic Violence

I tweet and post on Facebook hoping to give you all valuable information that you can use. The stories tell of domestic violence in the news, leaving and staying in domestic violence, safety planning and ways to get help, books about domestic violence, books to take your mind off domestic violence and health issues of concern […]

Escaping Abuse Is The Best Thing To Do BUT It’s Not Easy

Escaping abuse means turning your life upside down, but the trouble of escaping abuse is well worth it if you know what to expect when you go. Read my new post at titled Escaping Abuse: 5 Things Your Therapist Won’t Tell You

Domestic Violence Response Strategy Saves Lives-Take a Quiz

Fatalities from domestic violence cases in Maryland are down 30% thanks to a simple 16 question checklist and a call to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at the time of the 911 call response. After the officer gives the quiz, she or he calls a number that allows the victim to talk to the National […]

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Honey Do

Still on the topic of my husband and whether he reads my blogs or not. He says that he can read my blog when he pretends that it’s not me writing it. He says that he takes it too personally when he reads it as if I am the author. He says that he wants […]

I Left Twice

Leaving my abusive marriage happened by surprise, but not unexpectedly. I knew I would leave, but I didn’t have it planned for when it happened.

On Second Thought…

I’ve got a question for you: Is it abuse if I cut off my teenager mid-sentence and tell him that I don’t want to hear his mouth anymore? See, technically, I believe all people deserve a fair hearing (even if you don’t agree with them). This extends to my children; I’ve always tried to respect their […]

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