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An Anchor In The Storm

Most assume only a woman is victimized by an abuser. Perhaps a more astute reader would assume the children are abused by virtue of their mother being abused. This post is from the unique perspective of intimate partner homicide survivor’s … Continue reading

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Finding Jenn’s Voice: Charley’s Story

For most expectant parents, pregnancy brings with it the anticipation and excitement of the pending birth of their child as a culmination of the union of their love for one another. In an abusive relationship, pregnancy is a direct competitor … Continue reading

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Finding Jenn’s Voice: Lisa’s Story

Eleven women. Unique, yet the same. Chilling stories that are our own. We came together from across the country with the purpose of recreating a story which lives in each of us. It stirs, it sobers, it haunts us. It … Continue reading

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The Children

Another blank screen stares defiantly back at me, and my heart sinks at writing the words clambering to exit, as though maybe to keep them will somehow maintain some sense of order in our lives. To write them leaves me … Continue reading

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The Domestic Batterer’s Manifesto

How many times have you read in the paper or heard on TV: “He seemed like such a nice guy” and “They really seemed to be a happy couple” following the murder of a woman by her intimate partner? We … Continue reading

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