To The Woman Who Was Assaulted By Her Boyfriend In Deep Ellum Last Week, You and I don’t know each other but I could be you. The videos and pictures of what happened to you were plastered all through my facebook feed starting Thursday morning. Because so many of my people seem to overlap with…
My work has started to ask me about the bruises again. Though we have been back together for more than 6 months, I just recently told my work that Lucifer and I were trying to work things out. Since the last time I was with Lucifer, I was coming in to work with different bruises…
“What is that?”, I ask her.
“It’s ice,” she responds.
Like a reflex, I ask. “Can I try some?”
Some days, like this one, all I want to do is relapse. You read that right, I WANT to relapse. If you’re fresh in your recovery, you may want to skip over this particular blog post. If you’ve been in recovery for some time, maybe you can comment with some advice for me right now….
Will a Batterer Intervention & Prevention Program help my abuser stop abusing me? This series will track the progress (or lack there of) of an abusive man getting help from the perspective of the battered woman.