Domestic Violence: Try as We Might – Those who Love You Can’t Save You...it starts with you

Truths from the Chaos I am just as disturbed as the next person about Chris Brown and Rihanna’s most recent music collaboration and "twee-ffections" to each other. Sure, they do not owe the court of public opinion an explanation. No, they should not have to sneak around behind the public's back to be together or croon endlessly to each other either. It’s just...I would feel better if...I did not have to watch...this cycle play out again. The cycle of domestic violence can happen over and over again in an abusive relationship....more
 @Isabel_Anders @HomeRearedChef I find comfort and peace at the possibility that I might help ...more

I Had Ambitions and Dreams; Then I Went to Jail for Domestic Violence

October was Domestic Violence Awareness month. My month for domestic violence awareness was September. It has been nine years since I was arrested for attempted murder. It has been nine years that I have lived with the choice of that fateful day, September 2, 2001. How do you go from a good girl who has never ever been in trouble other than a traffic ticket, to walking into a jail with your love's blood on your shirt? ...more
Me and my little sister did live through domestic violence. Seeing their fights and trying to do ...more