Life is Scary

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please share Pamela’s story and message.

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October is a scary month. There is Halloween of course. But it is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Domestic violence is a frightening thing. It seems to permeate our society. We think it is only happening to other people. Other as in “poor, other races or cultures, or lower ‘class’ people. Certainly not our middle class friends or family.

WRONG!

Domestic violence does not discriminate.

I was a young bride from a well known solid middle class white church going family. Then the unthinkable happened. My husband shoved me. I hit my head and it bled as head wounds bleed. What had I done? I thought it had to have been my fault. I would be a better wife. He apologized and said he would never do that again. He told me how much…

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2 Responses to Life is Scary

  1. Thanks for sharing this, Marie. I work closely with the Sheriff’s Dept who work the DV cases at the DA’s Office. The volume of cases is mind blowing.

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