Author Mersadie Murray
Mersadie grew up in southwest Wisconsin. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice. Headed to law school in the fall of 2021, Mersadie eventually hopes to use her passion for writing, research, and problem-solving to create and fight for policies that drive equity and advance social justice.
TDV, just like domestic violence, is ruthless, and the road to recovery is often long and uphill. This is why it is an issue that should not be minimized and, instead, should be taken as seriously as intimate partner violence in adults. As seen in the survivor story above, it can affect survivors long after leaving the abusive relationship.
You’ve had enough. It’s time to finally flee. But, he loves you. It’s deeper than love. It’s trauma-bonding.