Category: Domestic Abuse

Does Love Hurt?


Love Hurts‘Love hurts,
Love scars,
Love wounds and marks
Any heart not tough or strong enough
To take a lot of pain, take a lot of pain
Love is like a cloud, it holds a lot of rain
Love hurts,
Ooo-oo love hurts’

(Nazareth: Love Hurts)

From songs to television shows and books, it seems widely accepted that love hurts at times.  To an extent it is probably true. (more…)

Domestic Violence


Domestic violence.  The words evoke a range of responses and perceptions.  Some may be a result of the media, widespread myths or personal experiences.

Personally, my idea of domestic violence was of a man who hit his wife on a regular basis.  I expect that many have this view.

I wasn’t in that type of relationship.  My ex-husband had never hit me. (more…)