Intimate Partner Violence/ Domestic Violence

From Survivor to Thriving Conqueror

I am the managing director at BTSADV, a dv educator in my community, a growing speaker, an empowerment blogger via holistic health at KayLa’s Positivity Corner, and very recent...

women's stories

Andrea’s journey to self love

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it includes references to child abuse, sexual assault, violence and rape. I can’t remember a time when violence and trauma...

“My heart is full”

VIDEO: Joanne Rama tells her courageous story of overcoming racism and family violence while celebrating her role as a midwife.

women's stories

Another Chance

Another Chance I have no idea how to feel because I had loved him so much. César was my first love my first everything. I gave him all my love and kindness. I’m scared of falling in love...

I’m only stronger

Wednesday night of November 1, 2017 I was beaten half to death by my ex boyfriend. He kicked me, punched me, pistol whipped me and took the battery out of my phone therefore, making it...

A Safer Future for Me and My Baby

Sometimes, I wake up from crying in my sleep during the night. Why? Every night for the last three years I have been abused by my husband. I cannot sleep in peace for even one night. Even...

From There To Here – Simply Mary

Simply Mary From There To Here In her own words. 2017 www.simplymarymusic.com Take the Journey along side Simply Mary in the creation of the Album Freedom Bound and the doorway to a new...