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I Lived At a Womens Refuge For a While

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 4 People

    As A Child I Lived In A Refuge For Women And Children

    i was nine at the time. my father was violent and mentally ill, and i think my mum was afraid of him and what he might be capable of, and didnt want him to find us, so we ended up at the refuge. there were women there which i suppose must of been social workers. there were...
    horriblegirl horriblegirl
    26-30, F
    May 5, 2010

    Living In a Refuge

    this was 7 or 8 years ago now after suffering domestic abuse i had no choice i had five children to look out for and keep safe as well as me so this therapist i was seeing at the time said it might be a knife at your throat next time it was a spiky bugs life toy from mcdonalds...
    claracluck claracluck
    41-45, F
    Dec 13, 2007

    Grant Me The Strength And Patience To Get My Kids An I Through This,,,,,this Time.

    Hi I am a mother of 3, 34yrs old and have been living with domestic abuse for 8 years.I am now homeless, have hardly any personal belongings, nor do the kids.Iam in a womens refuge and its nice, but not "home"I think i can stay away from him this time, ive been here 3 times in...
    ladylucky123 ladylucky123
    31-35, F
    Mar 31, 2011
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