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Understanding Stalking – Recognizing and Responding to Stalking

Stalking is a pattern of repeated and unwanted attention, harassment, contact, or any other course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. Stalking can include: Repeated, unwanted, intrusive, and frightening communications … Continue reading

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Purple & Pearls on Purpose

Purple & Pearls on Purpose Ms. Brenda White, Founder A survivor of domestic violence, Brenda White thanks God for being alive today. In April of 2012, she was nearly murdered by her ex-husband. She was stabbed 10 times, tied to … Continue reading

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Is Trust Mandatory in Healthy Relationships? The True Definition of Trust.

One of the biggest stick points on the journey to emotional healing has to do with the subject of TRUST. Somewhere along the way I came to believe that I had to trust people until they were proven untrustworthy. That is … Continue reading

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Raising Non-Violent Children: A Survivor’s Perspective

As a survivor of domestic violence and mother of two, one of my biggest concerns is how the abusive home in which they grew up – and in which they now spend every other weekend – will affect them. I … Continue reading

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Why Women Can’t Stop Domestic Violence Alone

We hear our neighbor shout, “I’m going to kill you,” and shake our heads as we reach for the remote. Surely he doesn’t mean it, we tell ourselves. She should leave, we think. She should get a divorce. Why does … Continue reading

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Workshop – A Space to Dream: Relationships

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Five Things I Wish I Had Known When I Left

By Rachel Miller , See the Triumph Contributor It’s hard to explain what leaving an abusive relationship feels like to someone who has never experienced it. We, as survivors, can struggle with telling our stories or explaining our present situations … Continue reading

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Defined as the Problem by the Age of Four by Carrie H.

Carrie H. first guest posted here on Emerging from Broken in March and her post “Self Love and Navigating the Waters of Grief” was a big hit. Carrie writes with passion and beautiful emotional imagery and I am excited to … Continue reading

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How do you know when you love someone?

Written by Angry on August 11, 2014. Posted in Uncategorized I used to believe that love was a light switch. Something flicks on. You get an overwhelming sensation. It hits you like a bag of bricks. Or a strong arrow. … Continue reading

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Why Do People Stay in Abusive Relationships?

People who have never been abused often wonder why a person wouldn’t just leave. They don’t understand that breaking up can be more complicated than it seems. There are many reasons why both men and women stay in abusive relationships. … Continue reading

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