ABUSE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SURVIVOR, Uncategorized

When PTSD Takes Over Your Life

As I sit here shaking writing this, I don't know what to do with what is going on inside my brain. I am losing long periods of time and have no idea what is happening during those hours I missed. I had asked my son during one of my episodes if mommy was doing anything… Continue reading When PTSD Takes Over Your Life

ABUSE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SURVIVOR, Uncategorized

When He Still Has Control

I have been through hell and back with this man for 11 years of my life. After I had filed the restraining order, we had went to court and I had told the judge that the Volunteer Lawer Program was working on finding me a lawyer. The judge extended my court date and Mike did… Continue reading When He Still Has Control

ABUSE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Uncategorized

Domestic Violence Statistics.

Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten. Around the world, at least one in every three women has been beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused during her lifetime. Most often, the abuser is a member of her own family. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more… Continue reading Domestic Violence Statistics.

ABUSE, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Uncategorized

Statistics For Some Of You Who Don’t Understand.

Victims of sexual assault are 3 times more likely to suffer from depression, 6 times more likely to suffer from PTSD, 13 times more likely to abuse alcohol, 26 times more likely to abuse drugs and 4 times more likely to contemplate suicide. The lifetime rape/attempted rape for women by race is: White women 17.7%,… Continue reading Statistics For Some Of You Who Don’t Understand.