Christmas time is here again

Christmas time is here again

Christmas is here, and I am now one of the lucky ones; for whom Christmas brings love, laughter and good times. I am extremely grateful for this. Here is the top five things I am grateful for this Christmas: A safe place to call home. The financial freedom to feed my...

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Domestic violence – how far have we really come?

Domestic violence – how far have we really come?

Today I was asked if I thought things had really improved for those living with domestic violence. Are people reaching out to them or are we still turning our heads and pretending we don't see it? I would have loved to say an unequivocally that things had improved,...

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25th November, What it means to me as a survivor

25th November, What it means to me as a survivor

As, a survivor of domestic violence the 25th November is a day when I feel acknowledged. It is the International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women or White Ribbon Day. My social media feeds are filled with stories of brave women sharing their story, in...

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Community Support and Financial Stability

Community Support and Financial Stability

The workplace has the potential to not only change lives but to save them. Two crucial components for someone living in or escaping from an abusive relationship is community and financial stability. Employers can offer both of these. The workplace is a community. The...

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We must end the silence.

We must end the silence.

The balance of power is shifting in Hollywood with actresses who have long been forced into silence or vilified for speaking up now banding together. The silence around Harvey Weinstein has has ended and since then he has been: Sacked from his company His wife has...

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Adult Survivors of Childhood Domestic Violence

Adult Survivors of Childhood Domestic Violence

The talk around domestic violence has started to include the impact on childhood for children raised in an abusive household. There is absolutely no way a child can live in a home where abuse is a daily part of life and not be effected. Children witness the...

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This will not define me!

This will not define me!

'This will not define me' Jennifer Aniston The year before I left my abusive relationship Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt split. I admit I was one of the few people who didn't really register with me at the time. My own life was so far out of whack, I didn't have the...

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Obviously – The word that changed my life.

Obviously – The word that changed my life.

Obviously! I would never of imagined such a simple word could have such a big impact on how I viewed myself and the world I had lived in. Applying for an AVO I was in court, in the witness box to be precise. I was applying for an interim Apprehended Domestic Violence...

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