Posts Tagged "Get Help"

Are You Being Abused?

Are You Being Abused?

One of the most difficult things about domestic violence (DV) is that we often don’t know if we are experiencing it. Abusers are wily and manipulative, and often act like the victim. They blame their victims for their actions, or…

Domestic Violence and Addictions

Domestic Violence and Addictions

I recently read a great article on DrugRehab.com that highlighted the link between domestic violence and substance abuse. To see the article, click here. Some people believe that an abuser using drugs or alcohol causes domestic violence. This is not…

I Am So Thankful for DomesticShelters.org

I Am So Thankful for DomesticShelters.org

Have you ever heard of DomesticShelters.org? I truly hope so. If you follow me on Facebook, you probably have because I am one of their biggest fans. DomesticShelters.org began two years ago, through a partnership of the National Coalition Against Domestic…

What Issues Do You Face?

What Issues Do You Face?

I sometimes hear people say, “Nothing good ever came from the web.” I disagree. I have made friends, learned a ton, and built a support network online. Recently I was contacted by a group called IssuesIFace.com. They found my blog online, and…

More About Protection/Restraining Orders

More About Protection/Restraining Orders

In my last blog, I shared my story of taking out a restraining order against my abusive ex-husband. For me, that was definitely the right thing to do. Should every abuse victim get a restraining order? Not necessarily.  According to Domesticshelters.org, sometimes…

Breaking Free from Financial Abuse

Breaking Free from Financial Abuse

Are you considering leaving your abuser? If so, one of the factors that might keep you stuck in the abuse is lack of finances. Abusers often try to keep their victims tied to them financially by the following means: They prevent…