Reach Out, Get Help, Be Safe

[TRIGGER WARNING: Descriptions of verbal and physical abuse & destruction of property] One in 7 men are victims of domestic abuse and violence. Today one man bravely tells his story. Amy: Most people don’t realize that a man can suffer domestic violence at the hands of a female partner. Sadly, you have suffered this painful experience. […]

When Love Hurts: Reflections from the Other Side

[TRIGGER WARNING: Descriptions of emotional abuse + suicidal thoughts] By M. “You can commit yourself, or I will have you committed,” Robert, my therapist, said to me. I’d been in therapy for about a year. The small paneled office had been a lifeline for me over the previous several months, but today it felt like […]

What I Want You to Know

[TRIGGER WARNING: Descriptions of verbal, emotional, physical abuse & economic abuse] by R. I fell down the rabbit hole of domestic violence, or was deceived down the hole. It doesn’t matter how I got there; it matters that I was there. I am still there, although divorced. This is what I want you to know […]

STOP THE SILENCE: I Had To Get Away

[TRIGGER WARNING: Descriptions of emotional abuse + stalking] By L. I knew something was wrong, during my short marriage to J., but couldn’t put my finger on it. One night, we watched a news story about a police chief who stalked, shot and killed his ex-wife in front of their children before turning the gun on […]

How Secrets Made Me Sick

[TRIGGER WARNING: Implicit descriptions of rape and sexual abuse] By J. Don’t waste your time on useless work, mere busywork, the barren pursuits of darkness. Expose these things for the sham they are. It’s a scandal when people waste their lives on things they must do in the darkness where no one will see. Rip the […]