I say no more because no one should have their dignity taken away from them on a daily basis. No one should have to beg for their life at the hands of an abuser.
I attended the Art and Wine event last night to support the Domestic Violence Division of the Westfield Police Department. It was a fantastic event for a great cause. From John Velis.
I have been a survivor for 47 years. I worked for 12 years in WI as a Victim’s Advocate/Witness for domestic abuse.
In my first marriage I was physically abuse In my second marriage I was the abuser and he was verbally the abuser. Left that situation a year and a half ago and still dealing with low self esteem he cheated our whole 24 years of marriage. Very hard for me to trust anyone now.
I say no more because my ex-husband constantly threatened to kill me and one day he told me that he was going to give me a fatal dose of medicine. I escaped from the house successfully, but he then started a verbal assault on my character in an effort to discredit anything I would say about him. I am divorced [...]
I was sexually assaulted by the same man for 2 years and I finally took action a year ago. I reported it and made the kind decision to not press charges as to not “ruin his life.” I suffered through Rape Trauma Syndrome for a long time and finished my counseling a month ago. Just last week, a girl brought [...]
for the last 27 years I have fought crime as a volunteer for the Guardian Angels, I have become close friends with some of the victims that we have helped, and and I have saw firsthand how it affects their lives, I as a Guardian Angel refuse to stand around as innocent people become victimized, I say, NO MORE!
The number of people I know who are survivors of violence and/or sexual abuse is too much. Take a stand and speak out.
Families should be caring, supportive, never raging, hitting, mocking, lieing, etc. Or neglectiveful,.