abuse · domestic violence

When You Feel for Your Abuser

Abusers are people too, and if you’re an empath you have likely given them thoughts and feelings they don’t necessarily deserve. In the past few weeks, I’ve read a number of posts and had a couple of conversations that revolve around the feelings involved with leaving abusive partners.  I’m not referring to the feelings we… Continue reading When You Feel for Your Abuser

domestic violence · Pet Abuse

Pets and Domestic Violence

There was a huge fight and I ended up looking down the barrel of a 45 caliber handgun. But he didn’t pull the trigger. Instead, he ordered me out of the house with the threat of both of our deaths on me. So I ran. I ran out of the apartment, tears streaming, and avoiding… Continue reading Pets and Domestic Violence