mckarlie

I have happiness in my heart and a thorn in my soul

My Independence Day – My Story of Domestic Abuse

on July 4, 2013

An amazing woman and an amazing story of triumph

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As I write this, we are hours away from Independence Day and it’s always a bitter sweet day for me. July 4, 2008 was the day I reclaimed my independence

I make reference to domestic abuse, domestic violence, PTSD and the violence against women act in various social media channels I am present in – but I haven’t really spoken openly about it in a public forum to any great degree, but 5 years on from my independence day, I feel like it’s a  fitting time to open up.

Last weekend my story was written and published by a London journalist and featured in the Sunday newspaper (see below) – this was the very first time my story was shared outside of my immediate family and friends. It hurts to read and I know neither my husband or my parents have read it and I understand why, but it isn’t…

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One response to “My Independence Day – My Story of Domestic Abuse

  1. How can I get involved in the US?

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