about abuse

From a terrific post by Tapati:

…here are happy endings for abused women. Some of us, like myself, go on to have healthy marriages to good men. There is hope! I left years ago and put myself through college. Yes we struggled financially but we lived in peace, and there is no price I wouldn’t pay for that. I also didn’t forget my sisters–I volunteered at a shelter and on a crisis hotline. Give back, pay it forward. Take responsibility, and be a role model.

Read the whole post here.

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Author: Mari Adkins

Appalachian gothic fiction writer - my works reflect a love of literature flavored by the darkness and magic residing in these ancient mountains. In my spare time, I'm a Simmer, I tumbl, I journal, but I always have a very strange sense of humor. I have lived away from the mountains and lived deep in the mountains. I currently live in Central Kentucky with my lifepartner and his cat. The mountains, their culture, their superstitions, their particular magics, will always be in my blood.