5 Reasons to Care about Domestic Violence

What’s domestic violence, anyway?! It’s a pattern of coercive behaviors designed to dominate an intimte partner or family member (the use of power and control) It’s physical, pychological, emotional, financial, spiritual, cyber / online, etc. It’s abuse between family members, significant others, roommates, etc. It can look like bullying, name calling, threats, intimidation, hurtful jokes,… Read More

Abusive Relationships Are Tricky

F E A R This element and strong emotion runs rampant in abusive relationships. Confusion and uncertainty pop up so often yet each time they feel so unexpected. You’re in love but not sure if you’re doing it right. You wonder why you can’t just be happy and feel peace. You ask yourself, “What am… Read More

We’ve Been Together for So Long – I Can’t Leave

You have built a foundation and have poured in so much time and effort. How could you think about walking away from your relationship? I get it. I feel your pain. I’ve been there. It’s almost unfathomable. There are so many thoughts going through your mind. Wait.one.moment. Inhale. Exhale. Yessss. History with someone isn’t easily erased. The emotions,… Read More