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Living Hell

“I have been thru a living hell in my 30 years of marriage. You all have walked this walk with me, some of you noticed and knew things were wrong, some of you were there first hand, some of you … Continue reading

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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
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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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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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