Spousal_abuse stories, books, poems, and more

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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… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

This is the story of an abused woman who finally left her abuser... Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Seraphina Briggs is trapped in an unhappy marriage and she doesn't even know it. She is a merely a creation of her husband and can't manage to stand on her own. Transparent and shy, Seraphina knows she'll never be happy, never be strong enough to stand on her own. She… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

I wrote this for XxmimixX's music challenge. This poem is sort of like a prelude to the song Stand My Ground by Within Temptation, therefore it is what someone might think about BEFORE finally singing that song. My poem evokes the feelings of a woman in an abusive relationship and… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Emory returns to her past with her secrets burned into her skin. She looking for a savior, but no one can save her other than herself. Read More
Based on true incidents, it's about the lives of some residents of a cheap downtown hotel ("flophouse") in the midwest at Christmastime, including a crisis involving a couple who have recently moved in after meeting (and detoxing) at an Alcohol Rehab. Center. Every year when Christmas rolls around, I am… Read More
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