#silentsisters

The Amber Heard and Johnny Depp abuse story has been all over the media for the past few months, and has brought about a whole lot of conversations on domestic violence. People have been saying everything from claims that Amber was lying about the abuse, to the other end of the spectrum where people were protesting […]

#whyIstayed

I came across someone on Twitter who is doing some research on narcissistic abuse and struggling with understanding why victims of narcissistic abuse stay in the abusive relationships. I reached out and recommended that they read the #whyIstayed hashtag where victims in all types of abusive relationships summarize the reasons why they stayed… and I also […]

Veterans and Domestic Violence

81% of  veterans suffering from depression and PTSD engaged in at least one violent act against their partner in the past year. – Dept. of Veterans Affairs Office of Public Health & Environmental Hazards (Jan 2009) Male veterans with PTSD are 2 to 3 times more likely to engage in domestic violence compared to those […]