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Seeing signs

Originally posted 2015-06-19 13:23:07. I have been reading posts from other domestic violence survivors in support groups. I see myself in so many of the stories I read. The intimidation, manipulation, the “love” the abusers claim they have for their victims. It kills me because as I remember all that I was told and all he claimed I was just so blind and made to believe what he was saying to me was out of…

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Hell No?

This was a draft post from several years ago… There are some things I am struggling with and don’t know how to handle it. My children’s biological father, aka “sperm donor”, has other children. He has 3 other daughters by two othe women. The youngest two daughters have been trying to have a relationship with my kids (well all 3 have but lately it has been more the 2 youngest) For Dusty, being around them…

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Some of the damage can’t be repaired

Originally posted 2014-04-11 12:35:08.   Ah, it’s Friday. This week has been on full blast. With my husband taking a class at a local college to events with the local chapter of Special Olympics…we normally stay busy. But we take it like it is. Some of the abuse I was victim to has had a lasting effect on our lives. Some of which is a daily reminder of what I went through. Even though I have been through…

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Victims, Abusers, Survivors

Originally posted 2016-01-28 23:57:02. As a victim of domestic violence there comes a time in that span of abuse that the abused can turn into the abuser. Now with that said, that person isn’t your typical abuser. That person turns into the desperate, feeling of all is lost and will take something extreme to get out of.  I don’t recall whether I have spoken of these instances or not but to be honest with the…

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