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How does an abuser gain control?

Despite the image of some big scary person losing total control and beating their partner, domestic violence is actually not due to an abuser’s loss of control.  456 more words


J is for Juvenile Justice - A to Z on Child Abuse Prevention

Many studies have been done showing that child abuse can lead to many unfortunate outcomes later in life. In “F is for Facts” you saw that children who experience child abuse and neglect are 9 times more likely to become involved in criminal activity. 260 more words

Blog Challenge

the word Secret

In various posts over the years I have written about the use of the word secret. I have added in my thoughts about this word in addition to whatever topic I was exploring, but I have never made an entire post about this word. 1,588 more words

All Kinds Of Advice

How to be a respected woman?

I just recently discovered that I am human. Somehow this fact was overlooked in my upbringing.

My father is a victim. Not a victim of one particular crime, but his whole demeanor is that of a victim. 384 more words


Reframing Memories

I sat down to write this week with a gnawing inside, compelling me to draft a breath of an autobiography. I felt that readers should know my past in order to understand my present and see my future. 621 more words


Refusing to be the Victim

In Hook’s Refusing to be the Victim, she explores how people disempower themselves when they embrace the victim role in their own life. This excerpt, though admittedly was very hard for me to process all the way, was empowering to learn about especially with my goal of empowerment in my own project. 216 more words



Composed 4/8/13
Description: (Day 8 of NaPoWriMo)

Mother Nature’s bud does not blossom
It tears
Spilling scarlet over white petals
Drawing the hounds