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THIS IS EBONY’S STORY, HER SURVIVAL STORY

Survival

This Ebony’s story, #HerSurvivalStory. I survived a brutal rape by a serial rapist at the tender age of 15-years-old. I screamed for help as bystanders stood by and refused to step in to stop the rape. My rapist, who was in his mid-thirties and a stranger to me, told the bystanders that it was a “domestic issue.” I pleaded with them to help me yet they all watched me get raped and did nothing. The rape was a defining moment in my life. For years I internalized my pain and sufferedRead More


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU

Love shouldn't hurt.

Domestic violence and abuse can happen to anyone, yet the problem is often excused, overlooked, or denied. When people talk about domestic violence, they usually are often referring to physical abuse however abuse comes in other forms, emotional, verbal, sexual and financial. Domestic abuse occurs when one person in an intimate relationship or marriage tries to dominate and control the other person. Domestic violence and abuse are used for one purpose only; to gain and maintain control over you. The abuser will use fear, guilt, intimidation, mind games, threaten youRead More


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