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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. “15.5 million children in the United States live in families in which partner violence occurred at least once in the past year.” – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Violent Childhood Experiences and the Risk of Intimate Partner Violence in Adults, 2003. https://safehouse-denver.org/domestic-violence/information/children.html This static rattles me every time I report it. […]

Abusers frequently have the following characteristics:

This information was shared by Abuse No More on Facebook.  It is a wonderful list, full of validation for those living with domestic violence. Abusers frequently have the following characteristics: Often blow up in anger at small incidents. He or she is often easily insulted, claiming hurt feelings when he or she is really very […]

101 Great Sources for Domestic Violence Prevention

Today’s domestic violence resource link is made possible by Ryanne Gardiner Content Editor @SocialWrkDegree. 101 Great Sources for Domestic Violence Prevention: http://www.socialworkdegree.net/domestic-violence-prevention Ryanne has worked diligently to compile domestic violence resources from around the nation. I have not seen a more comprehensive list! Thank you to Ryanne for sharing the list and completing all of […]

Group Author Book Signing: March 29, 2014

Multiple Denver Authors will be at the Tradesmart on 3/29/14 Come by and support local authors from 1-3pm. Event Date: March 29, 2014 Event Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m. Location: Tradesmart 8500 West Crestline Ave. Littleton, CO 80123 Phone: (303) 904-2672 Map Link: http://www.thetradesmart.com/locations.html Welcome to Tradesmart. Let us turn your unwanted entertainment into CASH or EVEN […]

Letter to Colorado General Assembly regarding domestic violence legislation

I attended a rally with Mom’s Demand Action in October.  They asked the group to write letters to Senator’s and Representatives at the Colorado General Assembly.  It has taken me some time, better late than never.  Below is my letter you can cut and paste this and send it to your representative.  They need to hear […]