Postings with tag: domestic_violence
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Written for Domestic Violence Month -- There's many stories out there. Too many voices held in, shut up behind bruises and false, sugary apologies. Domestic Violence can happen to anyone. No matter the gender, sexual orientation or social status. This is one such story.
This is the story of a girl suffering with eating disorders, depression, low self confidence, anxiety, and self harm. Her name is Tara and she is about to go through some life changing things. Her friends Kass and Lynn are along for the ride, along with a mysterious, unknown boy.
April 29, 2015
Sometimes charming, sometimes raw, this is a collection of poetry from a woman who has been diagnosed with manic-depression. She takes us on an unexpected journey from the dreams of a little girl, to the abuse victim, to the ultimate survivor in spite of her trials. She speaks frequently of…
This is my take on a social problem that isn't really discussed that much. I am well aware that though times have change, women are still fighting for equality. But, I think sexism doesn't only neglect women, it also neglects men. One example of this is domestic violence against a…
Prior to the life I now live, I was married to a drug addict and alcoholic for fourteen years. The dysfunction and emotional pain took me for the biggest ride of my life. I was able to overcome this pain but it didn't come without a price. This book is…
By Stuart Pirie
February 28, 2013
Essay discussing the relationship between male power and domestic violence, including the issues of patriarchy and individual reasons for domestic abuse.
October 21, 2012
Demond is a tornado blowing away everyone and everything that crosses his path. Bri is a volcano with past emotions built up and ready to erupt. They're both hot heads that seems to be blinded only by the four-lettered word: L-O-V-E. But what happens when these two come across each…
A poem about domestic violence and divorce, which impacts upon an entire family. Written from the perspective of several different personas. An account of a childs' confused, uneasy, and loving feelings towards a father, and the impact of witnessing domestic violence.
A poem that was inspired by a short story I read earlier today about domestic violence. With it being domestic violence awareness month, it seemed like a good time to find a way to support anyone who has ever or is going through it
Jack Barakat was the quiet type. He didn't talk much in school or at home or, anywhere. Though, if you had gone through some of the shit he has, you might not want to talk either. Wasn't there anyone who could turn this madness he called life into something more?…
This is a true story. Names and locations have been changed but all the unpleasant events are completely true. If you are in a relationship like this, the desperation you will feel to leave will be overwhelming, yet it will be as intense as the love that you feel for…
I wrote this poem/shot story when I was at intermediate school when we were studying poetry. I'm not realy sure that it would pass as a poem but my friend inspired me to write this. She was telling me abut how so many children look forward to come home to…
This is a true story about a young woman who was murdered by her abusive husband, Domestic Violence of the worst kind. It is also about her young son who is one of the first minor in the US who successfully divorced his biological father. This is also about the…
One the outside, all homes look perfect. A mom and a dad, their kids, their pets. Maybe an older sister, a middle brother, and two little ones? That's the Welby family. Half Caucasian, half Puerto Rican family, they are what appears to be the absolute perfect family. But when Ms.…
I wrote this when I couldn't believe I had descended into a world of mental illness with an older woman and been used by people for several months. Everything was hazy and it was all alcohol fueled madness.
An appropriation of a personal story that I found online about a women that experienced her mother get abused and raped by her father for many years. I take responsibility for translating this story into something of my own, It is not my story but someone else's.
PLZ READ!!!!!I recently heard the song "Love the way you lie" by eminem and it kinda inspired this story. i have no clue how to describe it because it was really random when i wrote it...but when you get to the blank...insert your name
These are the stories of my life. Of the hurt, the pain and the suffering of who was once an innocent girl, and who is now a young woman trying to piece herself back together and find who she really is. They are a bunch of excerpts from real diary…
It's been fifteen years since Brent Rossett was thrown in jail for the murder of his girlfriend, Sarah Marlay. Now, the former hitman has scored a deal with the United States government the includes his freedom and a very large paycheck. But Brent has to capture the infamous Assassin in…