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    Popular! Dealing with Domestic Abuse: Lessons from Kathy By Dr. Angelea Panos Top Rated
    Kathy was a smart, logical and practical woman. At 27, she already owned her own home, car and successful floral business. She was awe-struck the moment she saw Kirk. He was handsome and very charming. He came into her store to buy two dozen roses for his girl-friend. “It must have been quite a fight,” Kathy joked. Little did she know how true her words were. Kirk smiled, but said nothing. However, he came back a couple of days later for more flowers. Kathy asked him how it had worked out.“We broke up.” he stated. “I am here to get some flowers for my mother who is in the hospital.” Nearly every day he came in and bought flowers, and their conversations grew longer. After a couple of weeks Kirk asked her out. - 22-Oct-2003 - Hits: 4245 - Rate This | Details
    Popular! Understanding the Effects of Domestic Violence
    Domestic violence physically, psychologically and socially affects women, men and their families.

    Initially, the abuse usually is an attempt by one partner to exert control through intimidation, fear, verbal abuse or threats of violence. Victims of domestic violence may be isolated from friends, family and neighbors and lose their network of social support. With time, the abusive partner, or batterer, may use increasingly severe methods to maintain control. Eventually the violence may lead to serious injury and can result in hospitalization, or death. - 8-Jan-2002 - Hits: 4931 - Rate This | Details
    Aphrodite Wounded Top Rated
    If you are a survivor of marital/partner rape in the past, or are facing it now, this site is for you. Created by the co-author of the book Real Rape Real Pain: Help for Women Sexually assaulted by male partners, this site aims to give validation and shatter the myths about what real rape is. Associate with this website is the Pandora's Aquarium message board and chat room, to connect with other survivors of domestic violence. - 11-Jan-2007 - Hits: 498 - Rate This | Details
    ForeverTears - My Safe Haven Top Rated
    This site is dedicated to the abused and/or neglected children of the world and devoted to speaking out against the atrocities of child abuse and domestic violence. It's been designed with a mind to providing a safe place not only for the site's owner, but also for anyone else who may be in need of support or safety. "Within the confines of this site, I hope many will find the peace and serenity I have attempted to fill it with. There is much love and understanding here. There is also much pain and sorrow." - 19-Apr-2005 - Hits: 619 - Rate This | Details
    National Domestic Violence Hotline Top Rated
    Help is available to callers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Informational materials on such topics as domestic violence, sexual assault, battering intervention and prevention programs, working through the criminal justice system and related issues
    Assistance is available online through e-mail on the contact page. (La Línea Nacional sobre Violencia Doméstica ~ En Español) - 6-Sep-2006 - Hits: 362 - Rate This | Details
    Silence Speaks
    Violence shapes the lives, experiences, and dreams of countless adults and children each year. In the case of people of color, lesbian/gay/bisexual/ transgender individuals, and youth, this violence can be compounded by experiences of racism; homo/transphobia; and ageism and insensitivity to youth culture.

    As a project of the Center for Digital Storytelling, we use participatory media, popular education, and testimonio practices to support the telling and witnessing of stories that all too often remain unspoken and unheard. With the permission of storytellers and project partners, stories are shared in local communities and globally through broadcast or social media outlets, as strategic tools for training, grassroots organizing, and policy advocacy to promote dignity and justice. - 13-Jun-2005 - Hits: 814 - Rate This | Details
    The Center Online
    The Center for Women and Families provides services for victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, spousal abuse, dating violence, and offers family therapy in Louisville, Kentucky and Southern Indiana.

    The Center for Women and Families helps survivors through supportive services, community education and cooperative partnerships that foster hope, promote self-sufficiency and rebuild lives. - 28-Jul-2011 - Hits: 48 - Rate This | Details
    Women Against Domestic Violence, Inc
    Women Against Domestic Violence (WADV) is a group of women from around the world who have joined together in the fight against Domestic Violence. Through the use of our online group, we offer women survivors and current victims of Domestic Violence a forum by which to discuss their issues and problems and to seek solutions and support. - 8-Sep-2002 - Hits: 698 - Rate This | Details