Candice L. Ovellette

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Intervene in domestic abuse without perpetuating the violence

 

Last month I wrote about purpose and stated that unresolved pain from the past had blurred my vision of my purpose. That pain developed from witnessing domestic violence as a child and being too small to protect anyone. Rather than grow up to become an abuser myself, as often occurs, I became an ardent defender of women. At the age of 25, I was convicted of killing my sister’s abuser. My unresolved pain created in me a narrow awareness of the choices I had to intervene and effectively help. Continue Reading →

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