One of the most difficult things an abused woman has to come to grips with is the fact that her man is indeed an abuser. As a crisis hotline worker, I completed numerous intakes over the phone and it wasn’t until I would ask her [...]

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!  I’ve been away for awhile, focusing on my children as some of you may know. But I’m slowly but surely getting back to business and I appreciate your patience. If you have never heard the courageous stories from survivors [...]

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  First he says he loves you and next he says he doesn’t. Then he apologizes for cheating, then he says you deserved it. Next he says he’ll never hit you, the next day he pushes you and after that he’s sends you flowers with [...]

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Loneliness

Recently, I met a woman who was having problems in her marriage. She shared with me the countless times he has cheated on her, the many times he has abused her and the children who have been born out of his adultery.  Her story is [...]

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Abused Women Returning Home

    Deciding to stay with an abusive man is a big decision to make, but women do it all the time. Statistics show that it takes abused women 7 or 8 times to leave and return to their abuser before leaving him for good. [...]

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Abusive Men

Can He Change? This is a common question that many women ask themselves about their boyfriend or husband. Can Abusive Men Change? This is one question that domestic violence counselors are asked by clients who hope for change.  The answer to this question is yes. [...]

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The First Time

It hurt, but I told myself that things would get better and that it wasn’t that bad. Isn’t this a part of being in love? I talked to my mom about it and told her how I was still hurting from the first time. She [...]

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Don't Fix Him, Fix Yourself

Many women may find the title of this post offensive, but keep reading and I’ll give you some fresh revelation. I get tired of seeing women break their neck to help a trifling, low down man. You knew he was trifling when you met him, [...]

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Abusive relationships come out of bad relationships. Let me teach for a moment…. There are a plethora of women in bad relationships. Bad relationships only become abusive once one of the partners has decided to be abusive.  That is the only difference between bad relationships [...]

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