The GUILT and shame we carry after experiencing adversities in childhood can have numerous layers. To help you begin to unravel those layers, I want to share with you the inspirational story of British actor Martin
Growing Up With a Violent Mother
A List of Recent Successes Furthers Awareness of Childhood Domestic Violence and Help for Those Impacted
We at CDV are sending you warm thoughts of thanks, in reflection on the past few months.
We are so grateful for the continued support from our social media followers, volunteers and participants. Your success stories are inspiring
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
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:
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
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
Did you grow up living with domestic violence?
Last week, I was hosting a dinner party at a restaurant. As we were getting settled at the table, I saw the server and stood up to introduce myself. My mother was a waitress her entire life and I was
Savior One Night, Target the Next – Growing Up With Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
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
Resiliency after Childhood Domestic Violence – Make It Count
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