Posts Tagged "Physical Abuse"

That Crazy-Making Honeymoon Stage

That Crazy-Making Honeymoon Stage

Have you ever received a letter from your abuser where he* makes every promise you ever wanted to hear? Suddenly, your decision to leave him seems the most stupid and selfish move you have ever made. This was my experience….

How Amy Found Peace

How Amy Found Peace

  Good morning my friends! I am taking an intensive graduate course for the next few weeks. My good friend Amy Daumit, author of Forget Me Not, Learning to Live With Me and For Me and creator of Forget Me Not Advocacy Group, and…

Forget Me Not, by Amy Daumit

Forget Me Not, by Amy Daumit

Today I have the honor of introducing you to someone special who is fighting against domestic violence. Meet Amy Daumit, author of Forget Me Not: learning to live with me and for me, which just came out last week. Amy is the…

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…

Pregnancy and Domestic Violence

Pregnancy and Domestic Violence

Pregnancy should be a wonderful time of planning, dreaming, and bonding between a pregnant woman and her partner. This is not the experience of a woman who is being abused by that partner. Studies show that 25% of women will…