Domestic Violence

The End of My DV Story and Thank You’s

Well, this post concludes my Domestic Violence Story. After hearing that Mike* has been running around telling people that we broke up because I cheated on him, I feel like I finally got to tell my side of the story. Although a lot of details were left out, I feel like I’ve gotten it out… Continue reading The End of My DV Story and Thank You’s

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Domestic Violence

My DV Story – Little Sister’s Point of View

If you haven't read my DV story yet, you can start here at Chapter 1. This post was written by my little sister, Katherine, and is her point of view of my experience with DV. DV affects so many others than just the victim. Friends and family are left watching someone they love turn into… Continue reading My DV Story – Little Sister’s Point of View

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Domestic Violence Stats and How it Affected Me

Read Chapter 10 here   Well, That’s pretty much my DV story. As I’ve written chapters, I realised just how much I’ve left out, like when he ruined my 21st birthday, or a family trip to Sydney, or about the letter that I wrote to my local Member of Parliament because the police weren’t doing… Continue reading Domestic Violence Stats and How it Affected Me

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My DV Story Chapter 10

Read Chapter 9 here   Alright, I left off with Mike’s* Mom not bothering me anymore, the police looking for Mike to charge him for breaching the DVO, and Mike still harassing me. The context of his messages varied drastically. One message would be him saying how much he loves me, one would accuse me… Continue reading My DV Story Chapter 10

Domestic Violence

My DV Story Chapter 9

Read Chapter 8 here   I met a boy. I didn’t have very high expectations, I’d been let down for so long, but when I met Tony, I was blown away. We got along so well, and soon we were seeing each other almost every day. He was doing and saying all of the things… Continue reading My DV Story Chapter 9

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My DV Story Chapter 8

Read Chapter 7 here   It was a Tuesday, and I was originally driving to work, on two hours of sleep after staying up all night when Mike* threatened to kill himself. I spoke to my Mom on the phone and told her that he’d hit me the week before. I told her I was… Continue reading My DV Story Chapter 8

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My DV Story Chapter 7

Read Chapter 6 here   Saturday I knew it was over. I had to leave. Fuck this guy, he’d treated me so poorly for so long. I gave him everything, and he gave nothing back, even when I told him that I was struggling emotionally and needed someone to lean on, he told me that… Continue reading My DV Story Chapter 7