Thank you to my small band of followers for your encouragement and support in writing this blog. Many blessings for Christmas and wishing you a peaceful and healthy New Year.
Please be aware that families living with domestic abuse do not share the anticipation of warmth and loving embraces at Christmas. Christmas is a time for increased police reports of domestic violence, and given the prevalence of the problem, we are all likely to know someone being abused or who has recent raw memories of abuse. Please offer support where you can, allowing the abused person to say what they need.
My blog has been quiet recently due to ill health, but I’m hoping to be back in the swing of things by the end of January 2018.
Best wishes to all
First, I’d like to appologise for my absense from my blog, I have some longterm health issues which get much worse when flu and cold season is upon us. I’m feeling improved, with a little way to go yet, but I have been desperate to get back to writing, so here I am, and it’s […]
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Why doesn’t she leave? When a woman discloses she is in a relationship with someone who abuses her, the first thing she often hears is, ‘Why don’t you leave?’. On average it takes a woman seven attempts to leave, and because of the complexities of our emotions, our practical needs, and concerns about our children, […]
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One in three women worldwide experience Domestic Abuse at some point in their lives; I am one of them. There are many terms to describe what we experience: Gender Based Violence (GBV); Domestic Violence (DV); Wife Battering; Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG); I’ve opted to use the term Domestic Abuse because it covers many…
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