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Child’s Drawing: “Daddy in Jail, He Hit Me..” (Family Court Awards Custody to Abuser)

(Hennepin County, Minnesota: 2006-2018) Mother discovers child’s drawings in a lost notebook, a voice silenced by family court speaks out about abuse… “Daddy red touch – jail with lock. He hit me.” DJ then slaps himself in the head, hard, to … 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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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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In a Child’s Own Words: Sad, sad, sad

My son drew this… he was struggling with PTSD and memories of abuse. – Emily Court/M21  

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3 Year Old’s First Words: Daddy Called Me Stupey…

“Daddy call  stupey (stupid) and fuckey in by his whole self” 2006: The figure is “Daddy” the circles are an attempt at writing letters. Child 2, then 3 years old, drew this picture and explained what it meant to me. … Continue reading

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Children Play Call 911, Daddy’s here!

2007: A daycare provider observed my children playing, and noted (below is provider’s actual notes) they were playing “Police, police coming, Daddy’s here!”  and “911, call 911, Daddy’s here!” Child 2 also said she was upset and had “big feelings” related to her … Continue reading

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