Tag: domestic violence

They Say Time Heals….

The Operating Room…. It is nearly 11:00 a.m., my eyes fixed on the clock up on the wall. As I lie there on the starched bed, hospital gown wrapped around me, a heated blanket placed over me, my back aching from the angle of…

Signs of Domestic Violence

Abuse in regards to domestic violence is a pattern of behavior used by one person to gain and maintain power and control over another. Often when people think of domestic violence, they automatically think of physical abuse. It is important to note that physical…

The Art of Healing the Mind

In Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. May you reach out to a loved one in need before it is too late. Listen deeper than the surface and be sure those you love are truly safe in their own home. I stand in fear,…

Stalked, Twice in One Night

A story of vulnerability and the will to survive another day. I could not have been more miserable in my entire life as I stood in the dark, black night, the sky now clearing after a heavy downpour. Earlier that evening we had been…

Life After Domestic Violence

    The road to recovery is long, it is painful, it is frightening, it stretches the limits you want to stay within, but it is worth every minute.  Be prepared to jump out of your box for good.  Destroy the roots that have…

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