Music heals your mind and heart RIGHT AWAY. It doesn't take long to come out of a funk when you've got the right sounds flowing through your body. Right now, this is only "my" survivor music video youtube playlist - my go-to songs for feeling better no matter what memory of abuse threatens my … Contribute Your Songs Now
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 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 HealthyPlace.com titled Escaping Abuse: 5 Things Your Therapist Won’t Tell You
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 […]
I prayed for our marriage & believed staying in abusive marriages like mine was somehow God’s plan. I thought I was powerful enough to change my husband.
I’ve recently made a mistake. In my haste to notify Will’s family that he was NOT involved in a tragedy while on deployment, I sent the email from my “work” account which has the address to this website in the signature line. For this, I sincerely apologize. It was never my intention to draw in […]
It’s always harder for me to be quiet. I tend to want to let him know exactly how I feel in an effort to “punish” him for not doing what I wanted him to do. But where did I get the idea that sharing my thoughts and feelings was punishment for someone else?