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Join the Movement to Building Awareness, Understanding, And Sharing About Childhood Domestic Violence

Join the Movement to Building Awareness, Understanding, And Sharing About Childhood Domestic Violence

We at CDV-Children of Domestic Violence have been growing steadily and have made some major strides over the past year that we’re eager to share.

If you grew up living with domestic violence or care about someone who did, you

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A Simple Thought That Will Help You Overcome Anything If You Grew Up Living With Domestic Violence

A Simple Thought That Will Help You Overcome Anything If You Grew Up Living With Domestic Violence

If you grew up in a home with domestic violence, your basic needs were not met – the need to feel safe, to feel loved, and to feel important. You felt a pain that is unique to those who, at

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What Unknown Special Skill Do Those who Experience Childhood Domestic Violence Have Access To?

What Unknown Special Skill Do Those who Experience Childhood Domestic Violence Have Access To?

“I understand that I cannot control the thoughts and actions of others. But I can exercise the ultimate control – control over the meaning of any situation – control over myself. When I am in control of my thoughts and

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CDV, Nick News with Linda Ellerbee Program Receives Emmy Nomination

CDV, Nick News with Linda Ellerbee Program Receives Emmy Nomination
Special about Childhood Domestic Violence Accomplishes Three Critical Goals

Read the Hollywood Reporter article

We could not be more honored to have had the opportunity to work with Nickelodeon in the creation of the Nick News with Linda Ellerbee special,

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What Is the One Truth You Must Know?

What Is the One Truth You Must Know?

“The worst guilt to accept is an undeserved guilt.” –Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

If you grew up living with domestic violence, it is highly likely that you carry with you a false sense of GUILT – a false sense

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INVINCIBLE – The First Book to Speak Directly to Those Who Grew Up Living With Domestic Violence – Launches September 30th!

INVINCIBLE – The First Book to Speak Directly to Those Who Grew Up Living With Domestic Violence – Launches September 30th!

Did you grow up living with domestic violence or care about someone who did?

We’re excited to announce the publications of our soon-to-be released book, INVINCIBLE: The 10 Lies You Learn Growing Up with Domestic Violence and the Truths To

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Compassion is a Gift You Earned if You Grew Up Living with Domestic Violence

Compassion is a Gift You Earned if You Grew Up Living with Domestic Violence

Only those who have suffered can truly understand what suffering feels like.

If you grew up in a home with domestic violence, you understand suffering. Because you endured this pain and fear as a child, you have a unique gift:

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3 Common LIES Adults Believe When They Experienced CDV-Childhood Domestic Violence

3 Common LIES Adults Believe When They Experienced CDV-Childhood Domestic Violence

Did You Or Someone You Care About Grow Up Living With Domestic Violence?

If you did, you experienced childhood domestic violence, or CDV. By definition, from a childhood standpoint domestic violence is violence between parents or violence towards a parent

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A 3 Simple Question Test to Determine If You Grew Up Living with Domestic Violence

A 3 Simple Question Test to Determine If You Grew Up Living with Domestic Violence

Did you grow up in a home living with domestic violence? That question doesn’t get asked very often, but we must ask it of ourselves and of those we care about. Because if the answer is yes, you should know

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CDV PROFILES: FORMER CHILDREN, FUTURE CHAMPIONS

CDV PROFILES: FORMER CHILDREN, FUTURE CHAMPIONS

In the Spotlight – Caroline Abbott Community Advocate Author, blogger www.carolineabbott.com

Caroline Abbott is a former child of domestic violence who is now a self-published writer, blogger, and community advocate, working to support and empower others who are impacted. She

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