Category Archives: Domestic Violence

(Mississippi) Bill Passed: Abuse is Grounds for Divorce, Provides Guidance to Judges on Abusive Behavior

(Mississippi, March 2017) – Should domestic violence be considered as grounds for divorce? A bill recently passed in Mississippi includes domestic violence in the definition of “habitual cruel and inhumane treatment” and legally considers abuse as a reason for granting a divorce. … Continue reading

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“His Rage Was Like an Oncoming Train…” Abuse Survivor Recalls Frightening Incident

A frightening memory .. sharing to raise awareness about domestic violence… _________________ “I thought I saw the devil, this morning…I never meant to start a fire, I never meant to make you bleed, I’ll be a better man today..” Jaymes Young, “I’ll … Continue reading

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Another Step Forward… Exposing Abuse, Family Court Injustice Hennepin County, Minn

Dear Blog Readers: Thank you for your continued support as I discuss my experience surviving domestic violence, and a horrific experience in Hennepin County where the identified abuser was given sole custody of my two children – who are also … Continue reading

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The Guardian ad Litem Who Stole Christmas, and then the Children (Jamie L. Manning, Hennepin County)

As the New Year begins, 2017 will mark 11 years that I have spent battling in family court with an abusive, personality disordered ex partner. 11 years – that is the entire length of my children’s lives. The family court … Continue reading

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Jerry Retford Shares His Story of Taking Responsibility, Ending Abusive Behavior

“And I need to take responsibility for that if I want to get well. Instead of blaming everyone else for what was going on, I started looking at me and how I can change me and it was a phenomenal … Continue reading

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Narcissism: Stop the Flying Monkeys by Jerry Wise (Repost)

  Flying Monkeys: Those who do the bidding of a narcissist (are also used by abusers, the angry, passive-aggressive, and those who get their needs met by using other people). Flying Monkeys are commonly used to exert pressure, threaten, force, mold or manipulate a … Continue reading

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Australian Expert Says: Children Being Let Down By Family Law

(Australia, 11/07/2016) A recent study of Australia’s family law system shows that domestic violence is going undetected, and the court system is not meeting the needs of children. These dismal results come after efforts were enacted in 2012 to  better protect … Continue reading

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“Rockabye” by Clean Bandit – Dissociation As Survival Mechanism (Commentary)

Music is a form of communication and expression for me, so you will see some music videos posted on this blog as they related to subjects such as abuse, healing, trauma, etc. The video for “Rockabye” by Clean Bandit featuring … Continue reading

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Family Devastated When Daughter’s Killer Sought Access to Child in Family Court

Jane Clough: Murderer wanted access to daughter “She bore your child and then you murdered her, leaving your infant child without a mother and with the prospect of growing up to learn one day that her father murdered her mother.” … Continue reading

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Family Court Judge Kathy W. Stein Suspended for 1 Week for Misconduct

September 2016, Lexington, KY: The Judicial Conduct Commission suspended Fayette County judge Kathy W. Stein for one week, after findings of misconduct during an ex parte hearing where a mother unfairly lost custody of a child. The suspension resulted after an ethics complaint, “According … Continue reading

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