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The Domestic Violence Help Blog will keep you up to date with news and resources in the field.

The editors of GDVH feel that our contributors provide timely and relevant stories and articles that can give encouragement and exhortation to others. This make GDVH the best domestic violence blog on the web, with lots of highly relatable and actionable stories of intimate partner violence and escape from desperate circumstances.

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Dec 07, 2016

I Thought he Loved me..

I truly thought this man loved me. Everything was PERFECT!! Well, at least I thought... Most days were better than others. Until the accusations came.

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Dec 06, 2016

From Fairy Tale to Nightmare from Brooke S. Part 1

It is completely true that domestic violence comes full circle. The relationship started out as a fairy tale when we were dating. But there were horrible

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Dec 06, 2016

From Fairy Tale to Nightmare Part 2

Read Part 1 of Fairy Tale to Nightmare He had started seeing a Psychiatrist in July 2015. I did not fully understand why at the time. I was starting a

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Dec 06, 2016

Filmmaker currently set to make film to bring awareness to physical abuse towards women.

C.G. Ryche Films produces 'My Name is Lily,' a movie with a cause. Filmmaker currently set to make film to raise awareness about domestic violence towards

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Dec 06, 2016

Casey Lost

Three years ago, I was lost! I had been through a really rough patch in life, and I was struggling. I had anxiety, I was hurting, grieving and scared.

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Dec 06, 2016

You never see it coming

You never see it coming. In the beginning everything is wonderful! You fall in love with this great guy that promises you the world. You feel the butterflies

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Dec 06, 2016

"If you say anything you'll never be anything"

There is a bit of back story to my story of domestic assault. The title of this post is something I was told by a young man who raped me in college previous

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Dec 06, 2016

Domestic Violence Story from E.

When I met D, he was just a BIG FLIRT. We agreed to have a friends with benefits type of relationship but soon it grew into something more. He was in

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Dec 06, 2016

Dont feel you have to live with shame, speak with someone

Sexual abuse, sex slave and domestic violence were the words I had never associated with my experience. It was only retelling what I have been through

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Dec 06, 2016

Life After Abuse

Life After Abuse Mental Health After being subjected to several years of emotional and physical abuse in the home I left, with a 10 month old, a 2-year-old

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Dec 06, 2016

KERRI'S CURSE MIXED BLOOD MOTHER OF MADNESS

I experienced so much violence, abuse, foster homes, as a child it still affects me to this day and I just turned 50! I want to share my story with you.

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Nov 17, 2016

Pink cloud

I am in the midst of writing my book on my experience of domestic violence. I has been a difficult but healing journey which I hope will one day save lives.

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Nov 17, 2016

Better to be alone

No female should feel this pain by the one she loves...

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Oct 12, 2016

Take a Survey to Help Prevent Domestic Violence

Because of your influence as a blogger and advocate for domestic violence issues, we would like to invite you to participate in our national study, Patterns

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Sep 29, 2016

A United Stance Against Abuse

Anya was in my year group in high school. We weren't good friends, but I knew of her. She was always pleasant, friendly and a very attractive girl. We

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Sep 14, 2016

Domestic Violence

Life is not a war place where people strive to live their lives. Life is a place where people live together with love and passion just to make life easy

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Aug 31, 2016

FIGHT YOUR WAY TO FREEDOM

THE FACTS ABOUT TAKING YOUR ABUSER TO COURT FOR JUSTICE! I have spent 18 months fighting through high court to bring my abuser to justice! Its not easy,

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Aug 31, 2016

Domestic Violence – Recognize and Overcome Abuse

Domestic violence refers to any sort of abuse, be it physical or sexual, that one’s partner persists, to maintain an image of being in control. This is

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Aug 31, 2016

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Domestic violence can be described as sexual abuse, physical abuse, financial abuse, and emotional abuse. Domestic abuse does not pick and choose its victims;

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Aug 31, 2016

Encouraged song for all women suffering domestic violence

The song Quiérete (Love yourself) is an encouragement song for all women that suffer domestic violence. I'm the author of the song. The lyrics are in

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Aug 31, 2016

India's Women: Domestic Violence and Condom Acceptability in India

Dr. Rachna Walia Talwar's thesis : India's Women: Domestic Violence and Condom Acceptability in India: shares the perspective of women in India who have

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Aug 31, 2016

Yesterday I Cried by Iyanla Vanzant

Amazing book. Saved me really. Ilvanya's story, Yesterday I Cried is so similar to mine in ways and it launched me into recovery. I'm about to go into

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Mar 01, 2016

Awareness Help

Please take part in a school project survey From a GDVH community member: Hello, I have shared my story previously on here. I am bound to help raising

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Mar 01, 2016

Young and Restless, Stressed and Depressed.

Here I am today, sitting on my bed, thinking back to all that has happened. I tremble at the thought of all those horrid memories. My mother being beaten

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Feb 21, 2016

My Fairy Tale Turned Into A Nightmare From R.

In the beginning, things started out almost like a fairy tale. The sun had never felt brighter, and the flowers had never looked so pretty. Even the words

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Feb 13, 2016

Domestic Abuse. Always in my Shadow. By tracie

From Shy Child to Abuse VictimEver since being a child, I was quiet and shy and found it hard to develop relationships. My father left us high and dry.

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Feb 06, 2016

Relationship Violence Survivor

How It All StartedI remember it like it was yesterday. I was with this guy on and off for about a year. We started dating the end of my senior year in

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Jan 26, 2016

My son saved me!

Domestic Violence Started After Moving In TogetherI had been dating this guy for only a couple weeks. He always wanted to be around me at all times, but

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Jan 22, 2016

Domestic Abuse- I hope for Inspiring Supportive Community, from K.

Looking for community as I continue to fight abuse. I don't know, this is maybe stage 3, or 4. Stage 1I was apparently poisoned, but didn't put it together

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Jan 22, 2016

Very Confused

First of all the guy that I was with starting in the last month of 2009 until late in the year of 2014. Even now, he still calls me. His name is Robert

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Jan 22, 2016

Domestic story from Finland.

Unable to Go BackMy name is Lilian Nyaguthie Mwai. I am a Kenyan citizen living in Finland. I have been going through mental torment and even physical

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Jan 19, 2016

Rainonme In California

I was 7 months pregnant. My husband took me for a drive out in the country, some 50 miles from no where. He stopped the car and stepped out to stretch

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Jan 19, 2016

The Ray G Story

It all started in Jan 2015. I was so excited. I had finally become serious with a guy named Ray that I had been on and off with for a few years. Prior

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Jan 18, 2016

He convinced his family that I was abusing him

I was with Charles, also known as Zed from Mullumbimby, NSW for 2 years. The emotional abuse and control over my life began pretty quickly into the relationship.

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Jan 16, 2016

Deserving Of

I know, He wants me back! I'm strong, independent & Accomplished. But he doesn't deserve me! 7 years of abuse can never be erased! He thinks he understands

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Jan 15, 2016

From Fear to Free

Domestic Violence Story by Ashley I'm truly not putting this out there for attention or anything like that, however, I feel this is something that needs

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Jan 10, 2016

Domestic Violence Story

The Perfect BoyfriendI thought I had the perfect boyfriend. We were together for almost 2 years. He was very charming and sweet of course. The honeymoon

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Jan 10, 2016

Domestic violence story from marie

I was in a relationship on and off with an abuser for 13 years. We have two children together. In 2011 I attended a work recognition dinner. My children

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Jan 04, 2016

Domestic violence story from S.

It was Mother's Day. I decided I was going to leave that day and never go back.My children spent the night at their grandparents. I didn't go and meet

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Jan 04, 2016

Holidays are Scary

Holidays were always scary, and I don't mean Halloween. I came from a large dysfunctional family. We did family things like go on vacations, eat meals

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Jan 04, 2016

Remember the Simple Good Times

Today I decided to try and remember the good times of my childhood. I can remember my grandmothers perfume and her big warm hugs. The grandchildren were

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Jan 03, 2016

Love's Deadly Masquerade

Love's Deadly Masquerade is a novel about a young woman, like many, who thought she'd met the man of her dreams, only for him to turn into the monster

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Jan 02, 2016

Kids are to be Seen and Not Heard

“Kids are to be seen not heard.” It was embedded in my head that kids are to be seen and not heard. The adults in my life never taught me to speak up for

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Jan 02, 2016

I Don't Know How I Got that Bruise

I don't know how I got that bruise. Doesn't that sound familiar? So many marks on my body were explained with a lie. I didn't clean the house good enough,

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Jan 02, 2016

The Big Question is.... Why Did You Stay?

The Big Question Always Asked Is; Why Did You Stay? That question comes up a lot. No one who has never been in abusive relationship can possibly understand.

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Jan 02, 2016

While Other Teens Where Going To Prom I was Prepairing to Change Diapers

I was a junior in high school when I found out I was going to have a baby. I wasn't even sure how this could happen. After all, I only had sex one time.

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Jan 02, 2016

Life After Abuse

I am a survivor or an abusive 9 year relationship. I was abused by my boyfriend from the ages of 17 to 27. I endured mental, emotional and physical abuse

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Jan 01, 2016

More from The Maureen P series on Domestic Violence

Maureen tells her story of empowerment and mistakes

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Jan 01, 2016

From Walking on Egg Shells to Hiding in Plain Site - The Maureen P Series

Maureen shares her domestic violence stories from childhood through her struggles in adulthood and how she is seeking recovery and happiness

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