Stories of Hope13th of October 2021
Lisa’s Survivor Story: Free from Abuse, 42 Year Later
“I was born into a family with many problems – drugs, alcohol, and abuse,” Lisa began. She spent her early life in a tumultuous home with an inconsistent father an abusive mother. In her teens, Lisa’s father kept a close eye on her and her sister, but one activity they were permitted to do alone was play tennis. It […]
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In Her Words: DV Survivors Speak about Women They Honor
At Women’s Center & Shelter, we celebrate women every day. In recognition of International Women’s Day, WC&S talked to DV survivors about women that inspire hope in them.
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Teenagers Experience Dating Violence, Too. Do You Know the Signs?
‘Domestic abuse.’ Think about those words. Now, close your eyes for a moment. Picture the first image that came to mind. Did you see a fist? Or perhaps a bruised face? Maybe an inebriated, pot-bellied man in a dirty sleeveless shirt grabbing the arm of his wife as she struggles to escape his grasp? I […]