Break the Silence Against Domestic Violence is commemorating Domestic Violence Awareness Month with the release of the #RawTruthDV, a month-long campaign that sheds light on different experiences with domestic violence, harassment, and abuse. “If we want to end the epidemic of domestic violence in our culture, we must have the difficult conversations and learn from […]
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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Over the course of our relationship, HE bit me in the face, locked me in rooms, suffocated me with a pillow, restrained me, constantly called me names, demeaned me and used threats to control me. On or about October 2, 2011 I was laying down on the bed and HE bit my arm, I told […]
I’m 22 years old. I was in a relationship with this man since November 2010 and left October 2013. In the coarse of our relationship the first thing he did was jerk me off the couch by my hair and it progressed worst over time. One day we got into a argument, I don’t even remember […]
As I get ready for bed, I cannot help to think back 6 years ago. Talking and laughing with Donna Brown on the phone, and then at 3 a.m. almost being killed. Who would have thought I would be shot, beaten and held hostage. After six months of healing, I was finally able to drive […]
Brandi, I knew you as a baby, and a toddler…I could see how much your mother loved you, and still does by telling your story, keeping you alive, in a way…you were a beautiful child who blossomed into an incredible young lady. This world is a worse place without you in it… – Bill Deskin […]