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I have had cancer twice, almost died twice from high blood pressure at age 15, was addicted to drugs and was an alcoholic.

For 23 years I was abused by my ex-husband in ways that I could not say out loud in divorce court so I walked away with only my life and a few pennies he was forced to give me so that I would sign the house deed over to him. 263 more words


Emancipation Day.

Today is Emancipation Day – my own personal, quietly commemorated independence day. Today two years ago I left an increasingly violent, volatile and dangerous marriage, and I showed up at some ungodly hour at my friend’s front door, with a suitcase and a black eye and a pink plastic folder full of music. 548 more words


Jus' gonna do my best...

Slayed that dragon last night so…. gonna try lovin the world today.

Over and out peeps.


A Quick Look at the NFL's New Domestic Violence Policy and its Issues With Player Discipline

The recent public outcry against Ray Rice’s two-game suspension following the release of a video in which the running back dragged his unconscious fiancée-now-wife from a casino elevator has prompted NFL Commissioner Robert Goodell to reevaluate the league’s disciplinary system. 385 more words


5 Feminist Myths That Will Not Die

Much of what we hear about the plight of American women is false. Some faux facts have been repeated so often they are almost beyond the reach of critical analysis. 1,292 more words

From The Desk Of Darlene J. Harris - The Church's Silence On Domestic Violence by Ruth Odia


The below article was brought to my attention by Teresa Welch, Director of S’entraider a High Risk Group working with Domestic Violence.  Below is a brief description of the group’s specialized focus.   1,559 more words


Man Throws Baby From Car Window, Strikes Her During Domestic Fight: Police - Grand Crossing - DNAinfo.com Chicago

I pray that people are not coming to this kind of madness…When a person gets angry … “a baby has no human value”.

I have warned men and women who are in domestic violence situations”… If anyone that throws tantrums and things … eventually you will be the target… … 93 more words