Recovery from domestic abuse and violence is always possible. Recovery from domestic abuse becomes probable when you: know, in general, what feelings to expect during recovery, get a head start on complications that can happen in recovery, and develop coping skills to navigate your recovery from domestic abuse. No one knows how long you’ll need to […]
Information about our Survivors’ Mentoring program:
We can support you if you want to get out of an abusive relationship, or if you need to stay in an abusive relationship for now, or feel forced to stay in the abusive relationship forever, or if you left your abusive relationship and want help healing from it. All of our mentors are domestic abuse survivors.
We contact you through email only.
When I started my playlist, Goodbye to You, I was ONLY angry, and these songs expressed my rage when I couldn’t. Now I find they leave me feeling FIERCELY empowered and KNOWING that I will prevail!
Our mentors help you think more clearly so you find the answers you need. Our mentors are are all survivors of domestic violence and abuse and our mentors all left abusive relationships. Our Survivors’ Mentors have extraordinary wisdom that comes from experience with domestic violence and abuse that other programs cannot guarantee.
Verbal abuse underlies most domestic violence. Hostile language is dangerous to our health not only because of its destructive nature but because it so often escalates into physical violence. Learning the Art of Verbal Self Defense is learning how to create a system (in any environment) where you can diffuse hostile language as well as give the victim or yourself an opportunity to get to a safer environment.
Gender bias in articles about domestic violence and abuse is common. What has to happen to get rid of gender bias in domestic violence and abuse conversations? See this.
Previous Post – Leaving Abuse: Before You Leave Emotions To Deal With After Leaving Your Abuser Immediately after leaving your abusive relationship, you tend to feel some conflicting emotions in no certain order: joy, pride, fear, and great sadness. I remember feeling them all at once sometimes in the days and weeks after separating from […]
I feel my fitness success is a crucial part of my survivor story because many kids who deal with either domestic violence or child abuse are told that they can eventually live a “normal life” someday. I say bullshit because they can go on and do whatever they want and catch any dream they chase. To overcome their abuse issues takes a special kind of inner strength and they can use that strength to turn their goals into achievements.
Meet the Verbal Abuse Journals team of domestic violence Survivors’ Mentors. Our mentors make the free program for current & former victims of domestic abuse & violence possible.
He knows what he is doing. There is no empathy for “fucking whores” & he redirects my pain to the business of being married. Insurance & meaningless emails.