“I used to worry someone was going to say ‘This isn’t what we’re here for. We’re here for real abuse.’ But no one at WC&S ever said that to me.”
Stories of Hope
“John and I met on a dating app. I was in a dark mental place, and he looked exactly like my favorite musician. It seemed like it was meant to be,” Luna began. “He lived out of state and one weekend, he came to visit me. He never left. We were together for seven years.”
“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.
“There is always somebody there to help you with whatever you’re going through. Whether it’s mentally, financially, or physically, they are there. I learned that you’re not alone.” Listen as Camillia tells her story of hope.
Michael experienced emotional, physical, and sexual violence at the hands of his ex-wife for over 3 years. It would take 15 years to understand what happened to him.
Aubrey’s abusive ex-husband took their child and then manipulated law enforcement and criminal justice systems into believing that she was the perpetrator of violence in their relationship.