The time is now to speak up about sexual assault and domestic violence with all the press in the media being talked about it. I would like victims to come forward and talk about their abuse so that we can make real changes to the system for the good of all. Too many victims are… Continue reading Speak Out About Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
We have all heard about the horrific acts of sexual abuse of children but what can we do to stop this from happening? I believe that education is key there are simple things that we can do to help educate our children about this. One thing is to let them know that they own their… Continue reading Educate Children About Safe Touch Behaviour
There are reasons why a victim will not leave abuse which are many and include having a false belief that they need to work on and change. This can get in the way of leaving as you can have a belief like “You have to support your man no matter what” or something similar. Which… Continue reading Reasons Why A Victim Of Abuse Will Not Leave Abuse?
Many of us are hurting, alone, under financial pressure, overwhelmed even angry and not feeling very happy at this time even though it is Christmas. But it is important to remember to be kind with small acts of kindness that we can do for others. Think about how you can help someone who is alone… Continue reading Christmas Message From Stop All Domestic Violence Inc
Many abusers have threatened victims with lots of different threats. I have heard them all and they are part of the need to control and manipulate you into doing what they want you to do. if you get educated in domestic violence you will see about this in the power and control wheel that is… Continue reading Threats To Harm You Family Or Pets
Getting yourself some support after domestic violence is invaluable to help you in so many ways to heal and to have a better life. Go to your local Woman’s centre or crisis centre for help they have great support services available to you. They can help you with housing, educating you about domestic violence, court… Continue reading Support After Being In Domestic Violence
Often we have conversation that we need to take but we can’t because the person has died or we don’t have contact with them anymore. Sometimes it is not safe for us to contact them to say what we need to say to them to heal our internal wounds. So here is a process that… Continue reading How To Write A Letter To Help You Heal?
Until a victim of domestic violence has complete safety and feels that the police and those protecting her or him is believed and feels safe. No other steps can happen safety always comes first and needs to be there for any other step to be taken. A victim will not leave a violent situation without… Continue reading Safety Always Comes First
My son was sexually abuse by his stepsister and the father and both times I believed and supported him with counselling and love. It is easy to try to make it go away but the problem is sexual assault damage does not go away until you get support and work on the issues. You just… Continue reading Believe Children When They Tell You They Have Been Abused
I remember this cycle so well when I was living in domestic violence. I would have a restraining order on my abuser and he would repeatedly come back to me and beg me to lift it and take it off him. That he was so sorry for what he has done to me that never… Continue reading What Happens In The Honeymoon or Reconciliation Cycle