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Have you ever wondered why? Why he or she covers up the lies? Why he or she doesn’t just leave? Why he or she cannot see what you see? Have you ever tried to understand? Walk in his or her shoes if you can? Ever…

Have You Ever Wondered?

One morning she woke up different. Done with trying to figure out who was with her, against her or walking down the middle because they didn’t have the guts to pick a side. She was done with anything that didn’t bring her peace. She realized…

When She Awoke

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So as you all know I started writing my book about my experience with domestic violence, the chapter I am currently working on so far is one of the most difficult chapters. It has taken me a long time to write what I have written…

Thinking Out Loud

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Here is a video from a YouTube subscriber I recently came across while searching for videos to post on the site. Here is her story on her personal life after abuse.

VIDEO: Life After Abuse

It has been in my head for a while to blog about domestic violence and mental health. I know I have touched on P.T.S.D. in a previous blog (P.T.S.D. and its triggers) , but what about depression, suicidal ideations and substance abuse? Those of us…

Domestic Violence & Mental Health

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I was looking for a video to post while I finish writing a blog I am working on and came upon these videos. The domestic Violence Summit 2014 hosted on the Dr. Phil Show. It is a seven-part series and I just had to share…

Domestic Violence Summit 2014

As you all know from my previous blog, I have started writing my book. It’s really hard, remembering details from my childhood as well as details from my relationship. I must admit I’ve already shed some tears and this is just the beginning of the…

As My Thoughts Escape My Mind…

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***TRIGGER WARNINGS*** THIS YOUTUBE VIDEO IS A DOCUMENTARY OF THE REAL LIFE STORIES OF 3 WOMEN WHO ARE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. THIS VIDEO FOLLOWS POLICE FROM THE TIME OF THE CALL AND FOLLOWS THE VICTIMS THROUGH THE COURT PROCESS. IT IS VERY GRAPHIC FROM…

Behind Closed Doors

Hey everyone, Sorry I have not been on with my usual weekly, bi-weekly posts. I have taken time away to focus my thoughts on a project I have been putting off for years. I FINALLY DECIDED TO START WRITING MY BOOK! YES!!! Over the weekend…

I’m Still Here

Why didn’t you leave sooner? Why did you let him get away with it? Why did you stay? Why didn’t you fight back? Why Why Why Why Why.   As survivors, we get asked the WHY’s far too much! We know it isn’t necessarily intentional,…

Ever Wonder Why?

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