Category Archives: signs of domestic abuse

Silence, the unspoken form of domestic abuse

Silence, the unspoken form of domestic violence. Silence allows the abuse to grow bolder and creates a sense of normalcy. 1 in 4 women in the U.S. are abused every 9 seconds. Speak up! Continue reading

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Message Of A Sociopath

Divorcing a sociopath is terrifying, confusing and has long-lasting devastating effects.  Simply put, You were once the perfect mate and now you are the worst. You do not leave a sociopath, even if they leave you.  Their goal is to destroy you using any means possible, through financial measures, social connections, reputation and/or the ultimate weapon, your children. 3 Obvious signs a parent may be a sociopath. *emotionally harms their children repeatedly, often seemingly on purpose *After hurting them the socio-pathic parent acts like it never happened
*They lie or twist the truth and/or play the victim in an attempt to deny or deflect responsibility. Continue reading

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Battle on the Beach. Why women stay?

Imagine the sun warming your body, the sound of the ocean lulling your mind to the most peaceful tranquil state of existence, a cool drink quenching your yearning thirst, a warm breeze teasing the tiny hairs on your motionless body, … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror

Mirror, Mirror, look at me Show the woman that I see Her eyes are soft, but they do not shine Her mouth is full but does not speak Her cheekbones high, her jaw clenched tight Her rosy blush hides the … Continue reading

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Tentacles of Abuse

Like an octopus hiding under a rock, the abuser is a master of disguise, obscuring the view of anyone who threatens their control. Continue reading

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Messages of Shame

One of my ex’s Probation Officers shared a story of a woman who suffered physical abuse on a fairly regular basis. She and her husband were pillars in the community, and other others clamored to be in their circle.  She was … Continue reading

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Control by Can Opener: The many forms of Domestic Violence.

Oh, how we laughed my daughter and I as we read the text messages over and over.  The message of “I love you and I wish you well with your anger issues”, “I will be waiting for a relationship with … Continue reading

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