Domestic violence, drug abuse, alcohol abuse… all of these abuses lead to homelessness as many are forced out of their homes whether for safety reasons or financial reasons.
I can tell you that this post had started out as a “Daily Prompt” then I just decided to use it as a message. It was the first “fictitious” story that I wrote, since I have never been to LA but decided to keep it anyway. Only parts of this is true for me. Unfortunately, I know that most of it is true for many women…. You see, I met some of these woman as I sought refuge in a “Women’s Shelter” for protection from my abuser. These women do leave with only the shirts on their back. They leave everything behind to protect themselves and their children.
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