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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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Something I Have Learned: There is Strength in Hope

After dealing with some challenges, I am happy to report that this summer has been amazing. While this blog was created to raise awareness about family court injustice, and to offer my case as an example of how failures in the … Continue reading

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Emotional Abuse and Alienation: Throwing a Punch That Can Be Felt Miles Away

Grieving the loss of my children, and what could have been…  The alarm on my phone beeps, indicating there is 30 minutes before the event begins. I push the silence button. There is too much silence – there is dust … Continue reading

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Enough of No Love, Enough of No Justice (Keyshia Cole Video, Commentary)

Recent comments from Bill Windsor, about the family courts falsely labeling women who raise abuse allegations in family court, prompted me to think about my own experiences with the same.. The video “Enough of No Love” by Keyshia Cole has … Continue reading

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The Question (and the Song) “For the Love of a Daughter” – Parenting After Divorce / Separation

My daughter will be having her birthday soon…birthdays are hard because I don’t know if I will see her, and I mourn all of the things I have missed in the last year of her life. Another year I have … Continue reading

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The Rage That Never Came: Abuse Survivor Rediscovers What it Means to be a Father

Happy Father’s Day! My deepest respect, love and prayers extend to all Fathers and Grandfathers. Thank you for your love, efforts and hard work you do every day to support your family, and give your children the best life possible.  … Continue reading

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A Cry for Justice: Siblings Separated, Unjust Family Court Ruling

Even a baby knows injustice… the heart breaking separation of my children due to an unjust family court ruling. This happens almost every time the visits with my older children end, and they are returned to a home of alleged … Continue reading

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Daughter Begs Mom: Get a Lawyer

My daughter, JJ, was angry—so much, it seemed she would reach up and shake the clouds until they thunder, and cold bullets of rain explode against the Earth.  The day started out so well—sleeping in late, and cuddling up on … Continue reading

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THE ONCE A MONTH MOTHER : Grief, Loss, Motherhood & Injustice

 Grief is a voice forced into silence that is crying to be heard by those you cannot reach…  I want you to understand what it is like to be a mother grieving for her children who are alive, and live … Continue reading

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Lighting Candles for My Boy: Protective Mom Celebrates Birthday Alone

Protective Mom: Woman who escapes an abusive relationship with her children (who are often also abused or traumatized) and loses custody and/or parental rights in family court to the abuser while trying to protect her children. These cases often involve … Continue reading

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