Posts tagged "domestic violence"

Love to the Limit: A Poem for Domestic Violence Survivors

Love to the Limit: A Poem for Domestic Violence Survivors
By A Beauty School Scarlet I was a witness of domestic violence, I was a victim of domestic violence and now I am a survivor of domestic violence. Domestic violence usually starts at a young age with self-esteem issues and I wrote about it because I want to empower young women and girls to embrace... Read more »

Sex Esteem: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Reunite with Your Abuser

Sex Esteem: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Reunite with Your Abuser
By Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster Here we are almost at the end of another year and well into what we come to know as Domestic Violence/Breast Cancer awareness month. It is October, and we get to see so many people, men and women alike, representing all of the pretty shades of pink and purple, in... Read more »

When Abusers Return for You...20 Years Later

When Abusers Return for You...20 Years Later
“You were mine then and you are mine now. Even after all of these years, I never stopped thinking about you and knew that as soon as I could get to you, I would come back for you. While I am not saying it’s good that you are a widow now, I believe that God... Read more »
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Ray Rice Knocked Her Out--and THEN She Married Him

Ray Rice Knocked Her Out--and THEN She Married Him
By A Comeaux It used to be fun when I wrote: For Love or Money… Marry, Stay, Date, heck it’s all relative! Love and Money are two paramount factors in relationships. Listening to people converse over why one is more important or why without both the love ship would sink was pure entertainment to me.... Read more »

Build your legacy of love and success!

 Build your legacy of love and success!
By Shoya Bowman I recently heard one of the most profound statements ever while watching  Oprah Winfrey interview LL Cool J on the Oprah Winfrey Network.  He said, “Dreams don’t have deadlines.” That statement resonated with me and I’m a firm believer of its truth. It’s Black History Month and while we reflect on individuals... Read more »

Life After Abuse: A Domesticated Soul

Life After Abuse: A Domesticated Soul
By Dr. Dawj October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I am a survivor. Years ago, I was abused physically, mentally and emotionally.  I fell silent for a long time. While the outer signs weren’t the black eyes or broken limbs, I encountered name-calling, cuts, hits, a broken spirit and inner turmoil. I changed on the... Read more »
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Total Beauty Defeats Ugly Words and Deeds

Total Beauty Defeats Ugly Words and Deeds
By Dawgelene (Dr. Dawj) Sangster What ugly words have people tried to speak into your life to keep you feeling ugly? I was compelled to write this blog because I think that in this day and age, it is so important to understand that beauty lies not only on the outside, but it is a... Read more »