Tag Archive: Thanksgiving

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THE HOLIDAYS

I have a lot to be thankful for, and I surely do not take that for granted. But I also know, firsthand, how difficult the holiday season is for victims of domestic/intimate partner violence. My personal experience was that there would most likely be a “flare up” of violence and/or abusiveness taking place on practically…

Thanksgiving 2010: Thanks for Lessons Learned From Abuse

How can one possibly give thanks for years of molestation as a child or for enduring nearly two decades of domestic violence? Granted, it may sound a bit strange. Some may even think I’ve lost what little bit of a mind I may have. So, I explain myself. Between the ages of 7 and 15…