3 thoughts on “A Moment of Truth for Women in Violent Relationships

  • August 24, 2011 at 1:07 am

    I would tell anyone that falling in love is extemely easy . What matters is if the relationship is respectful. What really matters is if the relationship is sustainable . Is the relationship a partnership is it interdependant in that each person regards and participates toward the health of the relationship. If a relationship is not respectful and healthy and most importantly mutually supportive and giving ,love doesn’t matter.

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  • August 24, 2011 at 9:47 am

    I like that, Kelly. Or as Tina Turner sang, “What’s love got to do with it?” And she should know.

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  • August 25, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    I would say to her what I wish those close to me would have said if I had given them the chance. I would tell her that she knows it isn’t true nor is it safe. That she is worth so much more than the experience of abuse. That no matter what led to this relationship, a childhood of abuse of any kind, that she doesn’t have to continue living it. That the love she so desperately needs has to come from inside. Finally that she is always doing her best, no matter how hard it is for others to understan or the out come she is always doing the best that she can to survive.

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