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My Best Friend Is Being Abused

She asked me not to tell anyone! And I promised I wouldn't. I have in my phone pictures of her bruised body. She sent me pictures of her bruised arm. She sent me pictures of her bruised leg. Purple bruises cover her back where he struck her. She even told me that he had pulled [...]

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A Candid Discussion on Domestic Violence with Timika Cousins, Felicia Harding Williams and The Faces Behind A Purpose For You Staff

It was an honor to be a guest on the show "The Lounge" hosted by Felicia Harding Williams. It gave me (along with some of the awesome ladies on our team: Shavonn Doughtery, Angel Pervall and Melissa Coleman) an opportunity to speak about Domestic Violence, Sexual Abuse and how it has impacted our lives. Domestic [...]

So Exactly What Is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is very well alive. Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse. The frequency and severity can vary [...]

A CRISIS IN SILENCE | Recognizing Domestic Abuse

Are you suffering and broken in silence? Are you in a relationship with someone that declares “I love you”? Do you remember the very first time he made you feel less than human, controlled and threatened, or even emotional turmoil? If your initial reaction was a terrifying yes to one or any of these questions, [...]