This is the first of twelve posts based on literature I received at a local shelter serving victims of domestic abuse. I will be adding some information based on my own experience with domestic abuse. I have been given permission to post this material, but will not disclose the source because I am currently making [...]
This is an anonymous poem that I received from a local shelter.
I GOT FLOWERS TODAY
I got flowers today.
It wasn’t my birthday or any other special day.
We had our first argument last night,
and he said a lot of cruel things that really hurt me.
I know he is sorry and didn’t mean the things he said
because he [...]
I received this list of warning signs from a local shelter and have added a few points of my own from listening to other women in domestic abuse situations or from signs that I have personally observed in a personal relationship. Here are some points to remember:
- Domestic abuse or any other kind of abuse [...]