domestic violence

This Is Why We Do This

Maybe you have heard it before, or maybe you have used the words. “Why would you stay? I would never put up with that.” When you hear that an individual is in a domestic abuse situation, what are the thoughts that come to mind? Perhaps you think that anyone who gets involved in abusive relationships… Continue reading This Is Why We Do This

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