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Archive | September, 2012

Take some time for you

Take some time for you

I'm a bit quiet today.  We all get like that sometimes....no real reason that we can put our fingers on just a general feeling of quietness in our souls.  Maybe

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Triggers

Triggers

Yesterday afternoon I cried for the first time in a long time.  I cried because something was said to me that triggered me to feel and think sad thoughts

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what do you mean survivor?

what do you mean survivor?

When talking about domestic violence, one often hears the term "survivor". I know I've used it to speak of myself, and to refer to my fellow 1 in Four

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Score!

Score!

I have to laugh...I just came home from meeting up with the others involved here at 1 in Four (where we had a great time dreaming and planning) and

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Let it out

Let it out

Yesterday I ran into a friend of mine -  we met when she and her two small kids lived across the hall from me at Inasmuch  House, a women's shelter.

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Guilt

Guilt

I had planned to write a blog post yesterday evening but I was just too tired.  The kids, who had been at their dad's over the weekend, were definitely a

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Language 101

Language 101

I just keep thinking about yesterday's blog "Domestic Violence is not just about hitting". I keep thinking about manipulation and power and control.

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Domestic Violence is not just about hitting

DV is not just about hitting

I want to start this blog by saying thank you to Anita for your comment about the post called Freedom?  You thanked me for reminding you that you're not

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Representing 1 in Four at TBTN

Representing 1 in Four at TBTN

The 1 in Four Street Crew was in full effect on Thursday night, attending the 2012 Take Back The Night rally.  Founders of the website, their friends and

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CBC Hamilton article

CBC Hamilton article

CBC Hamilton interview's Cass Henry for Take Back The Night story.

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