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Take part on "Orange Your Neighborhood" Campaign, as presented by the United Nation's Secretary General (http://endviolence.un.org/orangeday.shtml) and their ongoing ORANGE DAYS CAMPAIGN (http://endviolence.un.org/pastdays.shtml).

"ORANGE YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD" is from November 25th - December 10, 2014.


Join Domestic Violence Voices for year around support for sharing your voices.  http://facebook.com/DomesticViolenceVoices 
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Cindy Kane

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Yesterday doesn't have to dictate tomorrow!
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Carissa Anne

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#TEAMJACK #justiceforjackloiselle
My little cousin Jack is in a non-medically induced coma caused by abuse while in his fathers care. He has been in hell for the past week my cousin (his mother) is more like my sister than a cousin, my Aunties and grandmother are so very devastated as well as the rest of our family please share his story and keep our little guy in your thoughts and prayers. #nomore #enough #stopchildabuse #endtheviolence 
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At this time due to the investigation I'm not at liberty to share specifics on his condition I can say that he is improving each day and my family and I appreciate all the prayers love and support thank you and God bless!
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Reliable domestic violence statistics are hard to come by. We've compiled an updated list with original sources included. #domesticviolence  
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Karen Parry

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My Story: Karen
I guess for me I was already conditioned into emotional abuse. I grew up with a father that treated my mother like a slave. His countless other women he never hid from her. She was always agreeing with him and even turned a blind eye when he slapped me across the face the one time. I only ever witness him throw things or break stuff before he would go out drinking with the little money she had to raise two children.
When my brother was sick he never stopped his weekends away with other women. Even on my brother’s death bed he could not even cancel that weekend with his mistress but my mother still stood by him. So when I met my partner of twenty years I was easily controlled and eager to please him.
We met like any normal couple in them days in a pub. He seemed sweet and charming and always put me first. It was so nice being special and not feeling like the wrong child had lived like my father made me feel like sometimes. He promised me the world back then. We had been dating two years when he suggested trying for a child. I always wanted marriage before my children but he convinced me it was quicker to get a house then we could get married.
He started changing as soon as I was pregnant. We found a house quickly but he refused to let us move in, blaming repairs. I give birth to my son at my parents’ house but still no nearer moving in, until I had an argument with my dad and packed our bags. The changes in my partner were small things at first, so I ignored it. Painful sexual positions or persuading me to try things that made me feel uncomfortable doing, then laughing at me for looking stupid. Days of silences, blaming me for the state the house was in and arguments that had me shaking in fear. Leering over me as he screamed at me then locking me in the house the next day. Many days I climbed out the window with my baby to get away from the house. I hated the house. For some reason it was easier blaming the house than him. I tried everything to make him happy but nothing worked. Days he would not touch me, then painful sex or while I was asleep but that was better than feeling nothing from him. I cannot believe that I never realised he was raping me until I was free from his abuse.    
I first contacted women’s aid when he tore me while he penetrated me. He was always rough especially if he was mad at me but this time I had enough. I was suicidal at this point believing him that I was sick in the head but I could not do that to my two children. They persuaded me to allow a woman come out to just talk to me. Just to see if I was in an abusive relationship. I was still in denial at this point as he was still better than my father. I agreed to meet at my mother’s house and they sent someone around that week. She just let me talk. No questions apart from how I was feeling. She asked if I wanted to do the freedom program. She said if my partner was not an abuser then I would only be wasting my time and I had nothing to lose in going. I guess they heard from countless women not willing to see that they were in abusive relationships not to push their ideas but to let us slowly come round to it with the course.
I met a wonderful lady that taught the class. She was an inspiration to us all in the class. She made as laugh even with tough subjects of abuse. Week by week we learned of the cycle and the different parts of abuse. Some members were so beaten down with life including me but to watch the transformation taking place was amazing to witness. I finally left my partner and went into a domestic abuse shelter. I had to restart the course with fresher eyes but it was life changing for me.    
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Sadly it usually the life they grew up in so know no different. 
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. A shout out to all my listeners, we will have a special guest on the show that will motivate and inspire you to move forward with your life no matter what your life situation,  she have written t2 books, after overcoming many adversities in her life. Aken Wariebi First book Titled "Think As Your Heart Beats"  in this book she remind us that life is in the NOW grab it and not look back, keep moving forward. 

I have you know that her first book is better than the first one "Living Through Poetry"  All I have to say you have to get this book, reading her inspirational poems will lift the pain of your life no matter what you are going through, whether it's abusive relationship, ending a relationship, lost your job, or life have beat you down. Her poetry will lift you up. Keep moving through life Journey. 

So Join us on Monday July 13, 2015 from 6-7 PM on www.peachtreeradiofm.com where some listen to forget and others listen to remember!! Miss Wariebi dose workshops to inspire young and old, she is a great educator through her poetry. 

If you like to join in the conversation you can call in on our gust line at 404-496-6368. You can find Miss Aken Wariebi books link on her facebook page www.facebook.com/Aken Wariebi you can contact her  and she will direct her pag. Happy Reading everyone and be inspired with life. Do let nothing in life get you down!!
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Cindy Kane

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Jane Hammond

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"Even once is unacceptable."
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Chris Robinson

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Hope you can join us tomorrow. We'll be talking about dating violence and examining the long term effects of prevention programs.
 
Please join us on July 8th for a +Science on Google+ HOA with Drs. Kelly Cahill Roberts and +Nathaniel Swigger, Associate Professor of Political Science at +OhioStateNewark. We will be discussing dating violence and dating violence prevention programs. Feel free to post your comments on this event post or by using the Q & A app during the event.

Fund or learn more about the prevention program here: https://goo.gl/0SEPbt 
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Science on Google+. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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steven james

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First forced marriage conviction in the UK
A businessman from South Wales has become the first person to be imprisoned in the UK for forced marriage. The law was amended in the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, which came into effect in June 2014, to specifically criminalize forced marriages after nearly 25 years of campaigning. http://www.ibblaw.co.uk/insights/blog/first-forced-marriage-conviction-uk
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About this community

We started on facebook and we keep growing. We're expanding our reach now, especially since we know that we've been missing a subset of folks that really don't like being on facebook. Created/founded by Kathryn Krastin in Austin, TX, but we have at times really a global reach and would love to keep expanding. :)
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Nat Davis

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Online Yard Sale
SALE ENDS Sunday , 7/26/2015 at 12:00pm
One of my favorite authors by the name of Dave Berry had this to say about furniture:
"The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture finished and put inside boxes."
Moving to Loudoun County at the brink of Spring; displayed a trifecta of: validation, vocation and victory [so I thought]. I had just acquired a new job as an IT Project Manager, enrolled to finish my PhD In Cyber Security and felt free to enjoy my new beginning.
Now has become draining- unjust and depressing.
Since Pentecost Sunday 2014, I have been fighting the hardest war of my life; resulting from my ex-fiancé ambushing subsequently dousing me with an entire bottle of gasoline being at the time I was a chain smoker. To make a long story short, after recovering in rehab and relocating to DMV he began to stalk me even more, his family and friends would call or even show up at my job--leading me to fired.
He was finally apprehended last week after a 13 month. Unfortunately for me despite this victory I am now forced to relocate again. In order to cover the expenses I am selling all of my house possessions.
Items:
65" Smart LED TV 1080P 3 HDMI
Purchased on March 15th 2015
Purchase Price: $2300 /tax via BestBuy
Resale Request: Negotiable base:$1200-$1600
4 Piece Bedroom Suite (black)
Purchased in March 2015
Purchase Price: $1379.00 all together
Resale Request: $1200.00
Tempurpedic Mattress and Box Spring (Queen)
$300.00
Dimora Dresser & Mirror
Purchased Price; $350.00
Resale Requested: $ base 200
Mirror: $100.00
Resale Requested: $50.00
Dimora Chester:
Purchased: $279.00
Resale Requested: $90.00
Night Stand:
Purchased: $179.00
Resale Requested: $60.00
Bed Frame & Headboard
Purchased Price: $750.00
Resale Requested: $base 500
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If interested please contact me via email at N.Focused@gmail.com
Please include items, price inquiry or negotiations and pick up time requested.
Please note the following payment options:
PayPal - Money Order - Cashier's Check- Cash or Gift Card (Visa-Master-Discover- AMEX)
Payment can be completed using multiple variables listed above.
I am located adjacent to Cascades Library
SALE ENDS Sunday 7/26/2015 at 12:00 pm
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1y7ihtgzc44zm3q/AAB1VitV5Yc3CztkCqpPV5ACa?dl=0
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Va! But am willing to ship! If warranted we can set up a Skype webex FaceTime google chat beforehand 
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Jinell K (Founder-CEO)

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http://www.upliftingchangethroughhealingwords.com “Nothing changes until people decide to do the...
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Cindy Kane

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Love is NOT abuse...make sure you know the difference!
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Cindy Kane

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Damage doesn't equal worthless!
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Jane Hammond

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A moving story about a woman's deep love for her abuser. Things are rarely as simple as they seem.
#emotionalabuse
#compassion
For a while, she lay beside me... telling me she hated herself for doing this to me. “Mel,” she whispered, “there’s nothing good in here.”
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Found on utility box in #Toronto. Truer words...
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Cindy Kane

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Never underestimate the light you can shine into anothers darkness.  Speak up and break the silence around domestic violence!
www.cindylea62behindthesmile.blogspot.com
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#domesticviolence   #domesticabuse  #light #speakup 
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So true, Cindy.
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Cindy Kane

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Why Some Relationship are successful while others fail? There are combination of reasons that provides Stability to any kind of Relationship, Verbal and Emotional Abuse is lot more WORSE than Physical abuse. How to make relationship a success? To live Safe and Secure Happy Life Read this book "SEXUALITY AND RELATIONSHIP: GUIDE FOR A PERFECT LIFE" it is extremely Meaningful and will help "live a Happy Healthy Romantic life," Potential solution for most of your worries and apprehensions, 
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