Written by: Carmen, Survivor I started dating a man in December 2016 and walked away about seven months later when it became apparent that he did not want a family. I have a daughter who is three years old. About eight months later he made contact proclaiming his love for me and how he had […]
Break your Silence - Tell us Your Story!
Break the Silence against Domestic Violence was founded upon this very thing! The Founder and Managing Advocate Director Kristen Paruginog no longer wanted to suffer in silence so she found the strength and courage to Break Her Silence with the intention of encouraging others to break theirs as well. There are so many people who are still suffering in silence and we are here to say you don't have to be silent anymore. You will find strength in sharing your story!
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Written by: BTSADV Survivor I married my high school sweetheart. We started dating when I was 16. The very first week, he asked me to marry him. I laughed because we were just kids. He got very angry and squeezed my arm; he was dead serious. Then the jealousy started. He was constantly in fist […]
Anyone could potentially fall victim to domestic violence. Domestic violence does not discriminate against men, women, or children. The question we need to ask ourselves, is what are WE doing to address this problem? It’s been happening in homes for decades – we are missing a big piece of the solution. We need to break […]
I am free of abuse and can spread my wings wide. I am like a bird soaring above the clouds, I am a survivor. What is your personal experience with gender-based violence (this may include domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, female genital mutilation, etc)? I was in a verbally, psychologically & physically abusive relationship for […]
We encourage and welcome women of all backgrounds to participate in our local and national programs to assist in your healing journey. To learn more about how we can transform your life, contact us today! Lupe’s Story: What is your personal experience with gender-based violence (this may include domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, female genital mutilation, etc)? My abuse […]