Healing After You’ve Been Abused

Abuse is something that one in three women will experience in their lifetime. In a recent post, I shared an open letter to a man that abused that me and left me broken inside. Here’s how I am healing: Therapy Going to therapy helped me heal because my therapist was …

#CSMGoesPurple | Why This Issue?

Why did I choose to become a voice against domestic violence?  1. Because this is an issue that happens so often and is therefore overlooked. 2. Because this is an issue that is so misunderstood by those who it has never happened to. 3. Because this issue is overlooked in …

#CSMGoesPurple | The Cycle of Abuse

  Tension Building  Tension builds Abuser gets angry at any and everything Little to no communication The Abuser makes threats and insults The Abuser becomes controlling The Abuser becomes jealous The Victim feels uneasy and a needs to watch their every move Incident Physical abuse – punching, slapping, kicking Sexual abuse …