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Garrett was the boy of my dreams; tall, athletic with dark green eyes and a smile that would melt your heart. He was outgoing and made friends easily the
I remember being married to my ex. He was a drug addict that became, very abusive, unbeknownst to me, much like another story posted here. I am a journalist
This is an abbreviated summary: In 1973, when I was 16 years old, and long before domestic violence shelters and prevention education agencies were common,
I met my husband 2 years ago. It was love at first sight. I went against everyone in order to be with him, my parents, my siblings, everyone. They all
My name is Mary, and I am a two time survivor of domestic violence. I have been married three times. Well, I was young, so very young at 20 and married
Red flags flew from the very beginning. At the time, I had two children already and was 23. I was still naive when it came to love. I was already in a
My ex-husband was married to a friend of mine. I wasn't attracted to him as a lover or in a romantic sense at all and I knew him for 20 years before we
Domestic violence affects all of us, as there is someone in each of our lives suffering in a violent relationship.
If there is a God, then why me? Why did he let this happen? I bet you that’s what you’re thinking. Oh, it’s not that bad. Others are worse off. Well my
My surviving domestic violence story is only one part of my life. A twelve year journey that taught me who I am at my core.
I married a Canadian at the age of 18 and moved from everyone and everything I had ever known. We were so happy or so I thought. We stayed with his sisters
I thought at 23 years old that I finally met the person I'd live with forever. I had dated men that were immature and he was immature, had his own house
I am Australian and my partner is from India. I am 21 years old and he is 27. We have been together for four years. I am currently four months pregnant.
So here it goes. This is something that is hard to talk about to anyone and so I feel the only way to get it off my chest is through this blog as I see
I never thought I would be calling 911. I never thought I would be preparing for a hearing for an Order for Protection. I never thought I wouldn't cry.
After a long and hurtful break up with a former boyfriend who I believed I would begin a future with another guy came into my life during at a really vulnerable
The first time he hit me, I was unaware it was coming. I learned, fast after that what the signs were. His agitation was accompanied by a couple things;
I was a victim of domestic violence for nearly four years. To make a long story short, I was feed up with the abuse and decided to leave. A week after
The first time he hit me, i was unaware it was coming. I learned, fast after that what the signs were. His agitation was accompanied by a couple things,
My story isn't typical. I moved in with a very good friend who soon became my best friend and then eventually a dependent. He didn't hit me at first,