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are likely by women who were assaulted by a spouse, ex-spouse, boyfriend or ex-boyfriend (FY11).
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.
Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.
Up until three years ago, Kathleen's* life was defined by her husband's moods, needs and whims.
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Justine got to know Eric in college, while working part time at a Virginia-based home improvement store. They began casually dating in 1999, eventually marrying in May of 2006. Looking back, her sister, Lauren, can see the red flags.
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