Intimate Partner Violence: There is a way out.


In the beginning the relationship was amazing. The perfect man, a doting and protective boyfriend. Family and friends envied the relationship and found him to every charming. He was tall, handsome, well-educated with so much in common. With him there was never a boring moment, finally the man every woman dreams of meeting. Whenever he’s around, you hear wedding bells and feel in your heart the two of you will live happily ever after.

One day everything changes. What started out as a healthy amount of jealousy and concern has slowly turned into something else entirely. The calls and texts to make sure all is well has increased, along with the need to know where you are and what you are doing. A minor disagreement turns into an argument, as you try to leave so the two of you may calm down and continue the conversation when both of you…

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The Tale of a Sociopath

Suzie Speaks

I read an article this morning that announced plans to give jail time to people who emotionally abuse their spouses.

About bloody time.


When I was at University I became involved with someone who turned out to be a sociopath. He never laid a finger on me – he attempted to on one occasion but after pinning him up against a wall and telling him in no uncertain terms that certain appendages would be removed if he went anywhere near me again from that point on he stayed well away…

I met A through a friend, during quite a low point in my life. He wasn’t my type at all physically, and he was quite effeminate, but he was nice to me and always seemed to say the right thing at the right time. We seemed to have so much in common, he made me laugh and he would arrive…

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My Self-Imposed Prison

Simply Ramazing


 I’ve read this at many points in my life, but it never had the meaning it did after coming out of the self-imposed prison I’d put myself in being the victim of  emotional, and mental abuse. So I posted it first, READ it first. FEEL it first. I know why you are here. I was where you were.

When I scoured the internet for information I had one goal in mind. FIX IT.

I would get so upset when blog after blog would claim that there was no way to FIX IT.

Did anyone understand that people were not disposable???

A mother knows how to love selflessly with little in return. I had identified her disorder.

I was skilled at loving my children, 

Children are emotionally immature creatures, that demanded endless time, patience, and understanding.

Essentially that is what my abuser was an emotionally stunted child, a three-year old…

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Author Tour Blog

First of all I would like to say thank you Annie for including me in the Author Blog Tour.
Now for those of you who really don’t know me, I am Theresa Moretimer, Author. Now…I shall answer your questions Annie
1) If you were beginning your writing career today what would you do differently?
I would promote my books a few months before they came out. In the beginning I didn’t really know how important advertising my books was before they came out.
2) What’s the one thing about you that might surprise the reader? 
I love horror and romance novels but write mystery.suspense/thrillers LoL.
3) Tell us a little about your main character in your latest book. 
Kelly Price is a domestic violence victim. She believes that by taking out a protective order she will be safe from her husband, Eric. However, after receiving several strange phone calls, prowlers in her yard and threats, she begins to wonder if she is. She is trying to shield her children from what is happening as she tries to figure it out for herself. Now she has to become a detective of sorts to find out who wants her dead and why.
4) What are some of your favorites; Color, Food, Place? 
Ahh…Favorite colors. I have a few of them LoL. I love green, blue, and silver and several others.
Food, now that’s another where I have a lot of favorites, especially the ones that don’t like me LoL. Pizza, Lasagna, Sour Beef and Dumplings, a good juicy, messy hamburger, baked chicken and roast beef.
My favorite place? That is anywhere on the water or on a horse and with my kids. I always feel at home on the water, at the beach, the lake. It’s like all my worries disappear, especially if I have the chance to go horseback riding on the beach. And yes, that is my other favorite place, in the woods on a trail ride, or just a ride through the pasture. 

Day 13: 100 Days Happy

Beyond Victim

Today I’m happy to see, I mean right before my very eyes, the characteristics of generosity, selflessness, and compassion being displayed by my oldest child. I’ve raised him, loved him, taught him, and I’ll admit it’s mostly been through trial and error. I’m thinking it’s usually this way with a first born, but what do I know. Nothing in my world is the norm so for all I know this is just me. But I’ve praying nearly daily that the lessons have sank in. That he’ll turn into this amazing man and grow to greatness. I can happily say I see evidence of prayers answered more often then not. I am beyond happy today, I’m thankful.

I am not a religious woman. I”m a spiritual woman, but I don’t consider myself to be deeply religious (that’s another topic, another post). But today I’m thanking God for this blessing. For allowing me…

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