Statistics are very important to social justice work.
BUT, stories are the real tools of change.
With stories, one lone voice can change a person’s entire life.
Most of my readers know that Survivor Marilyn Van Debur Atler is one of the first persons to inspire me to speak about the unspeakable.
See post: What a Difference a Voice Makes
Every Survivor is unique
Below are some questions to generate some ideas.
These are our FAQs. Still, don’t feel that you must stick to these alone.
Please go to our Contact Page to share any lessons, stories, wisdom, or insights you might want to share.
First Question: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Did an experience with domestic violence complicate your healing or help-seeking?
Were you a victim of domestic violence?
What healing methods did you find effective?
What healing methods did you find ineffective?
Can you offer any advice about seeking help?
Please tell us about your positive/negative or evolving experience with:
- Counselors, Therapists,
- Psychiatrists, Coaches
- Faith community
- Law Enforcement
- Medical Personnel
- Relationship partners
- Employers, employees, places of employment
- Insurance companies
Please tell us about any books, films, other media that you would recommend for Survivors, parents, friends, family etc….
What has been the biggest obstacle to your healing?