I Work In a Domestic Violence Shelter

I know it's hard to get out... 7 People

    Advocacy

    Hello... Thank you for viewing my post. My name is Wanda and I am a survivor of Domestic Violence. I escaped over four years ago and boy am I happy. My children have free minds is and are doing very well. Being a survivor was very hard at first because I didn't trust anyone...
    MomentsWithWanda MomentsWithWanda
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Sep 3, 2010

    There's Help...and Hope

    It's difficult to escape an abusive relationship. The first step is knowing that you're in one. The second is knowing that you're not the only one and that though it may take some time, you can be free.
    DharmaG DharmaG
    46-50, F
    3 Responses May 7, 2007

    Trust

    It is often difficult for those who suffered DV or still are to trust others. One of the most important parts of my job as an advocate is to build this trust and positive relationship with the women and children in the shelter. It is important that the residents realize there...
    Analaa Analaa
    22-25, F
    May 4, 2013
More Stories