Last October, the New Mexico Voices for Children hosted their second annual KIDS COUNT Conference, in conjunction with Ngage New Mexico. Aptly named “Childhood Trauma: From Symptoms to Systems Change” the conference aimed to build awareness for, identify and
From Brian F. Martin BLOG (http://brianfmartin.com/2015/02/01/the-chilling-911-call-you-wont-hear-during-the-super-bowl)
This Holiday, Give the Gift of a New Beginning to Someone Who Grew Up with Childhood Domestic Violence
According to research, if you grow up living with domestic violence, there is a 50% chance you also experienced physical child abuse.
How confusing it is to one night be a savior, in that you may try to stop the
Unlearn the Resentment LIE Learned as a Child of Domestic Violence – Get Closer to Your True Potential!
“Resentment is the poison you drink hoping to hurt your enemy.” –Nelson Mandela
Holding on to the injustice done to you as a child can cause you even more pain today, as resentment leads to emotional paralyzing. Remember, forgiving is
The answer is absolutely!
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
5 million children are impacted in the US by Childhood Domestic Violence. Yet, why is nobody talking about?
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.
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