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Dyann escaped domestic violence but had nowhere to go

Apr 4, 2018 12:45:26 PM

Dyann was married to a man who abused her for five years. He hit her. He pushed her down stairs. At one point, she ended up in the emergency room with 26 staples in her head. From there, the police took her to a safe house, but after her stay ended, she wasn’t sure what to do.

Domestic Violence: Why Does She Stay With Him?

Jul 26, 2017 2:30:50 PM

Rachael looked to Josh as a protector after a childhood scarred by domestic violence and abuse. Even after the nightmare began, she didn't know how to leave.

Addicted to Men

Sep 26, 2014 3:24:00 PM

Amanda, a victim of domestic violence, explains the difficulty of recovering from being addicted to men.