Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse

Surviving Abuse Without My Mother

With Mother’s Day approaching, Dana shares her story about living through and escaping abuse without her mother, Pam, who passed away when she was 18 years old. This holiday can be hard for many, including abuse survivors. Whether you have lost your mom, are a single mother, have an abusive mother, long to be a mother but aren’t, etc., this blog shares how to find comfort on this holiday (and any other day of the year).

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Tell Me You Are A Bad Person Without Telling Me

How do you know if that person that you are inviting into your life is good or bad for you? Can you trust your gut, or are red flags oblivious to you? And what about boundaries? This journal entry from our blogger, Amanda, talks about these very questions and more.

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A Soundtrack for Survivors

Music can move us as survivors. Rick Dougherty shares his ultimate playlist of songs that have helped him with his past abuse and how they will also help him when walking across Ireland in June to raise money and awareness for BTSADV.

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The Autism Spectrum and Abuse

“By trying to raise awareness of the Autism spectrum, especially how it relates to abuse, I am hoping to help others avoid the decades of confusion I experienced when trying to come to terms with the abuse I suffered.”

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