Often when we think of DV we only think about physical abuse. Domestic Violence is much broader than that.
Category: domestic violence
I can’t imagine that anyone would ever be able to take advantage of her.
Updated 2020 Tasha is a beautiful young lady. She comes to work dressed to the nines, hair laid, nails done, makeup always on point. Six months into the gig something changes. She is less focused on work tasks, begins to make senseless mistakes, you notice that she is wearing dark shades throughout the day, her […]
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This month you’ll see lots of pink and purple. October is Domestic Violence and Breast Cancer Awareness month. These causes are near to my heart because I lost two of my aunts and a host of loved ones to breast cancer and I come from a family with domestic violence in our veins. Every October […]
You find your teenage daughter crying and sobbing inconsolably in her bedroom. When you finally get your daughter to talk, she tells you that she was raped the night before by her boyfriend. But when you suggest calling the police or a rape crisis center, your daughter adamantly refuses, and says she doesn’t want to […]
For the past three years I have crocheted Domestic Violence Awareness earrings in support of the women at Safe Horizon the largest non-profit victim services agency in the US; who’s mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities. This year along with the earrings […]
I woke up this morning wishing I had closed the windows last night because there was a very crisp breeze going throughout the house. Then I remembered… IT’S OCTOBER! This is one of my favorite months of the year. It’s the year that Fall kicks into high gear, with the trees changing colors, pumpkins all […]
Hey y’all, October is full of awareness! Yesterday I posted about Breast Cancer and today I post about Domestic Violence Awareness! Did you know…One in three women (30%) report being a victim of domestic violence; one in five women (20%) report being a victim of sexual assault. 60% of Americans, 15 years of age or […]
Hey Y’all, Have you ever seen a coworker who came into work with a black eye, busted lip, and or bruises that she tried to hide with foundation? Have you asked her what happened and she blamed it on the kids, a fall or some other outlandish excuse. Your coworker might be dealing with domestic […]