DV Awareness Day#20: Various Abuses– Which Have You Experienced?

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As I was thinking of the various abuses that so many of us have endured, I thought of providing a list and having people write which ones they have experienced. Too many people still think that verbal and emotional abuse is insignificant… but it is not. It is the forerunner that leads to the other abuses. Now I can tell you that there were times that I thought it would be easier to be hit than the constant verbal attacks. But no abuse is easy. No abuse is right. And it is only when we say, “enough is enough” and stand up to the abuses, that we can get the strength to find a way out and accept the abuse “no more”!

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DV Awareness Day#18: From Drama to Trauma (Trigger Warning)

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From drama to trauma….
is how an abusive situation grows.
Starting slowly then escalating…
to levels only God knows.

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For the levels of abuse cycle…
as more and more violence arise…
until it unfortunately culminates…
and even some poor victim dies.

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Cause from the drama of abuse…
with verbal and emotional attacks…
go from honeymoon to explosion…
and then again cycle back.

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Exposing Abuse…

Exposing abuse…
is what we should all do.
For abuse is hurtful…
and very destructive too.


From the smallest of infants…
to the youth of today…
so many are abused…
in many various ways.


For verbal and emotional…
are abuses many deny.
But words are like daggers…
making many victims cry. Continue reading