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Day 13: Behind Closed Doors

Day 13: Behind Closed Doors

Jai 0 comment Abuse, Bullying, Church, Domestic Violence, Emotional Support, Life, Pain, Relationships, Survivor, Truth, Uncategorized, Victim

We are taught early on in life as a kid how to keep secrets. “Shhh, don’t tell anybody. This is our little secret,” is what we are told. And, as

Days 11 & 12: Mommy and Daddy is Fighting!

Jai 0 comment Abuse, Domestic Violence, Emotional Support, Life, Overcoming Challenges, Pain, Relationships, Survivor, Uncategorized, Victim

Growing up in a violent home took an effect on me that I am still working out to this day, and I’m 40 years old!!! So when I say that

Day 10: The Flip Side

Jai 0 comment Abuse, Bullying, Domestic Violence, Emotional Support, Life, Overcoming Challenges, Pain, Relationships, Survivor, Truth, Uncategorized, Victim

Oftentimes when we speak of domestic violence, we speak of it against women; but the flip side is men are victims of domestic violence as well. That’s right, women can

Day 9: The Cycle of Abuse

Jai 1 Comment Abuse, Domestic Violence, Emotional Support, Life, Overcoming Challenges, Pain, Relationships, Survivor, Truth, Uncategorized, Victim

Domestic abuse is about exercising power and control over someone else through fear and intimidation. And really, it starts, the cycle that is, way before it is manifested physically. It

Day 8: Teen Dating Violence

Jai 1 Comment Abuse, Domestic Violence, Emotional Support, Life, Love, Overcoming Challenges, Pain, Relationships, Religion, Survivor, Uncategorized, Victim

Teen dating violence is another form of domestic violence that is often overlooked but happens so frequently in our high schools. Nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse

Day 4: I Had a Stalker!

Jai 0 comment Abuse, Domestic Violence, Emotional Support, Life, Overcoming Challenges, Pain, Relationships, Survivor, Truth, Uncategorized, Victim

In late September 2016, I, along with several others, lobbied on the steps of Capitol Hill on issues around domestic violence. One particular issue was the definition of “intimate partner”