By Roger Lockridge
When I was asked to contribute to INVINCIBLE, there was no hesitation about whether I should be a part of it or not. How often can you do something that may possibly help millions of people
From Brian F. Martin BLOG (http://brianfmartin.com/2015/02/01/the-chilling-911-call-you-wont-hear-during-the-super-bowl)
Children think emotionally, not rationally. When you were exposed to domestic violence as a child, your brain drew the wrong conclusions: “I couldn’t stop it, but I should have.” “I was there, so it must have been my fault. It
Growing up with childhood domestic violence teaches us to believe a set of LIES about ourselves. These lies tell us we’re worthless, fearful, angry, alone, guilty, sad, hopeless, resentful, unattractive, and unloved. Though it isn’t difficult to understand what prompted
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Growing up in a home with domestic violence, one’s perception of a healthy, functional relationship becomes greatly skewed. Instead of seeing adults who are loving towards one another, respect each other’s needs and boundaries, and work
5 million children in the US alone grow up living in homes with violence every year. 5 million children all have something in common that defines their lives for years to come – they’re children of domestic violence.
Behind every statistic that relates to current and former children of domestic violence are real children and adults struggling to survive and cope with these scenarios as part of their daily existence.
After you read these statistics, take the time
When I tell people that I grew up in a home where there was severe domestic violence, I get a few different reactions. For some, it’s pity – “Oh. poor you. How did you ever survive that?”
For others, it’s
Contributed by Ann Cuthbert Livingston
I write these words to you…my fellow parents.
I write them, not as a professional, or someone with a degree, but as a mom of 5 children who were a part of this messed up
In the Spotlight – ROGER LOCKRIDGE Lewisburg, WV Child Advocate Fitness Expert & Writer, Bodybuilding.com
Some of Roger’s earliest memories, dating back to the early ’80s, are memories of the many nights of violence at home. Memories that are vividly