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Abuse doesn't stop at the court room. Melinda has shared her battles in her life and through the court room as she navigates through the legal system Bringing encouragement, insight and empowerment to those that are in a abusive relationship. She is in the process of creating a new life, speaking engagements to "Break the Silence" of abuse, while putting a face to abuse. She is currently working on writing a book about her experiences as a Survivor.View short Bio here- https://www.patheos.com/blogs/ahappymedium/2013/02/notbrokenbutbrave/

Friday, March 15, 2013

What does abuse look like?

I had a brief chat with a woman from work. I mentioned that she was being abused and her reply was "Oh, my partner doesn't beat me.".

That made me think...

What do people think abuse is?
What does abuse look like?

Abuse does not "have" to be physical to be abuse.

Abuse can be sexual.
Abuse can be emotional.
Abuse can be mental.
Abuse can be financial.
Abuse does not discriminate!

Abuse can happen to:
The Old, the young, middle age, men, women, children.

Abuse can happen at:


Home or the workplace

Abuse can happen to you!

*Are you in a volatile situation or know someone that is? Please refer to the Safety plan or Safety label for more information"

Stay safe!

Blessings and prayers!
Mel