Post #11 – Stories from Women about Abusive Relationships

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Jane: My journey to hell and back began twelve years ago.

Katherine: When his violence became much worse and was being directed at the children, I changed.

Jody: I know what it’s like to be disregarded and disrespected by the legal system.

Anna: It took me a lot of false starts, but eventually I stepped out of an abusive relationship.

Maria: It’s quite a terrible thing to admit that you have been in two abusive relationships.

Alex: I believed he wanted to change. We even went to counselling together.

Jenna: We had our good times but once we were married, his desire to control everything became more obvious.

Kaz: I began to believe that it was my fault and felt like I was in this rollercoaster that I couldn’t get off.

D: I look in the eyes of my baby girl and know that she watched every bit. It helped to be able to see the truth.

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