Posts Tagged "Preventing DV"

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The month of October is set aside for Domestic Violence Awareness. Yes, it is also unfortunately Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which draws a lot of attention away from DV awareness. Lets not let that stop us my friends!! Women in…

Safety Guidelines for Dating

Safety Guidelines for Dating

Former Abuse victims often worry about picking another abuser when they begin dating again. This is a valid concern. Why? Here are a few reasons many survivors will unintentionally pick an abuser again: Abusers are very charming at the beginning of…

How Churches Can Get it Right

How Churches Can Get it Right

In my last blog, I told the story of how I asked two different pastors at my church for help when I was being abused by my first husband. In both cases, my pastors were unable to give me the…

Helping Teens with Relationship Abuse

Helping Teens with Relationship Abuse

Teens can experience violence in their relationships, as well as adults. Today I would like to highlight a different organization in three countries that focuses on helping teens. In the United States, in New York City, the Center Against Domestic Violence (CADV)…

Men Helping to End Domestic Violence

Men Helping to End Domestic Violence

My husband and I recently had the opportunity to go to a Central American country on a mission trip. I love mission trips, because, unlike tourist trips, it gives me a chance to really get to meet the people who…

How Should We Raise Our Daughters?

How Should We Raise Our Daughters?

Today, I would like to talk about how we can raise our daughters so they won’t be victims of domestic violence and rape. I will begin by talking about different ways people can view the problem of domestic violence in…