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DV Awareness Month 2014 #WhyIStayed

As most of you know October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  There has been a lot of discussion in the last several weeks due to the video of a professional football player hitting his wife and knocking her out.  On a side note, isn’t it interesting that the only way DV becomes a topic for […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2013

Why doesn’t she leave?  I would never let someone treat me that way!  What is wrong with her?  She deserves what she gets if she stays.  She must like it. These are just a few of the most common questions and statements made when hearing about a domestic violence situation. However, when someone makes these […]

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Healing from sexual abuse - part 3

Today’s post is the 3rd story of healing for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Remember, everyone’s journey is different.  This is meant to let people know that healing does happen and to identify all the different ways and all the different areas that your life can grow and change. ***Please be aware, the following is a […]

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Domestic Violence…signs and impact

I have restarted the writing of this post several times.  Domestic violence is such an important issue and there are so many aspects to cover.  However, I’ve accepted this is a blog, not a research paper.  So, I’ve decided to, for now, provide information that might help someone recognize if she or he (or someone […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

When we think of October, we tend to think of Halloween, leaves changing, cool brisk air, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The Race for the Cure, The Avon Walk, the pink ribbons, and the NFL even wears pink to honor those affected and raise awareness.  Breast cancer awareness is a very important issue, and thankfully […]

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