The repeating pattern of abuse can last for years.
Don’t be a statistic.
Breaking the repeating pattern of abuse can take a lifetime. If you witnessed your mother being abused, chances are that you too will be abused, especially if either one or both parents were abusive towards you as well. You’ll repeat the family patterns until you break them, and you’ll pass them down to your own children. Making sure that this doesn’t happen requires awareness and a commitment to your own healing. It requires pulling out of the hustle and bustle of life in order to take time to work upon yourself. It requires developing discipline, and making your quest all about fixing yourself so that you can heal not only your own life, but affect the generations to come. Continue reading →
I was recently witness to a woman who was still involved with a man who had smashed her face in to the point where his blows had collapsed her eye socket, and I listened to her justifying his behaviour to me when I confronted her with the fact that she was allowing herself to be abused. More importantly, I emphasised that she was allowing her children to see her being abused and she wasn’t doing anything about it. I said to her “Don’t justify his behaviour.” She continued to do so, so I parted ways with her because she wanted me to accept her choices while she set a bad example for her daughters and put all of her children in danger. Sorry, but that goes against everything I stand for. Continue reading →
Why does it hurt every time she cries?
Please give her a reason,
She needs to know why.
Why is she afraid of losing the one she loves?
When all he does is hurt her,
She can no longer tell whether she has had enough. Continue reading →
A global report showing that Australia has one of the lowest rates of violence against women is hardly a cause for celebration, according to social welfare groups. Domestic violence is becoming the “Greatest Social Epidemic”of our time. Below is an aussie newspaper article on Domestic Violence.
The World Health Organisation’s first international study into the prevalence of violence against women found that one in four women in high-income countries have been abused by their partners, compared with a third of women worldwide. Continue reading →