October Is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month

Do we really need to make people more aware of domestic violence? We have had many public service announcements, sports celebrities speaking out against domestic violence, and the victims of abuse, some celebrity victims are speaking out. I think everyone is aware it exists, it is no longer considered to be a "private matter".  The …

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But I Can’t – But Yes You Can!

How many times have you said it? I can't, I just can't, don't ask me to because I can't, I hurt too much and I can not survive this pain. I hate to break it to you, but no matter how hard you fight it, no matter how hard you wish it, you can go …

How Many Victim’s Hide The Truth From Friends and Family?

I may have not touched on this fact yet, but I hid my relationship with my abuser for years. I had left him and got set up in an apartment and then he would call and I would meet him, he would pour on the charm, be the loving man I had first met and …

Why Can’t We Just Lock Them Up?

I was asked the following question in a comment the other day."didn’t these people get placed in psych hospitals in the past, so they couldn’t do the damage in society? Now they wander free among us…devouring all that they can."I understand what you are saying, Why should they run around destroying people's lives without any …