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Mar 22, 2016

A looser

I did not know that there are so many like me. 13 years of abuse and the biggest price I paid was my 13 year old committed suicide. I eloped and got married

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Mar 21, 2016

need help from the system as well as abuser

Dear Friends, I want to tell you a story .It is not pretty and if you had told me three weeks ago, this would have happened to me I would have told you

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Mar 20, 2016

The Abuse That Will Always Be With Me

Hi, my name is Hope-Lynn. I am 15 years old, and I am in foster care. The reason I'm in foster care is because I was being abused by my birth mother's

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Dec 29, 2015


Domestic Violence Survival Stories

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Mar 02, 2015

Torn - Why Battered Women Stay

I met my now-ex when I was in college. I dated his friend. During this time, I witnessed one episode where he was irrational with his girlfriend at the

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Mar 02, 2015

Get Out - It Won't Change

You think it might change. Remember the first time, the shock of it? Then came the I'm sorry over and over, it will never happen again. And it didn't,

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Sep 21, 2014

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence affects all of us, as there is someone in each of our lives suffering in a violent relationship.

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Apr 18, 2014

summer at my dads

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

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Feb 17, 2014

I Remember Those Dreading Days

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

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Feb 17, 2014

Stopping Domestic Violence is a Lifelong Mission

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,

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Feb 13, 2014

Still Living With The Person Who Hits Me Almost Every Other Day a.k.a My Husband.

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

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Feb 12, 2014

Mary's Story: The Nightmare, the Survival

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

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Feb 12, 2014

Narcissistic Lover

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

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Feb 12, 2014


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

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Jun 25, 2013


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

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Jun 12, 2013


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.


May 31, 2013

Forever Broken

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

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May 31, 2013

14 Years To Leave...

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

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May 30, 2013

Current Victim of Domestic Violence. My Secret.

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.

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May 29, 2013

Sleeping with the Devil

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

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