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

Domestic Violence

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

Domestic Violence

My DV Story Chapter 4

Read Chapter 3 here I moved jobs. This was due to a number of things, my boss was horribly sexist, I could see that I wasn’t being taken seriously, I wasn’t going to progress where I was, and the strain of my site work on my relationship with Mike was terrible. Mike* was still out… Continue reading My DV Story Chapter 4

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My DV Story Chapter 3

Read Chapter 2 here   After I agreed that we could start dating again, I started spending time with Mike* and he was a completely different person. He was sweet, and caring, and considerate, just like he was at the beginning of our relationship. When I left, Mike had stopped going to work. He said… Continue reading My DV Story Chapter 3

Domestic Violence

My DV Story Chapter 1

I was working at an Irish Pub when I met Mike*. Until I’d met him, my mind had been made up and I was going back to Canada. I had money saved for a ticket, and I was just waiting for my semester at university to be finished before I left. And then Mike came… Continue reading My DV Story Chapter 1