Joanne*

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Lily*

Lily*

Case Study: I had been married before when I met the perpetrator, and he was charming at first.  We moved in together in a place that he owned and we bought a second place with the proceeds of the sale of my previous home. The idea was we’d both own both...

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Amelia* 

Amelia* 

Case Study: My kids were not yet school age when I separated from my husband of 12 years because of his abuse. But the abuse escalated when I left. Among other things, he assaulted me and took off with the kids without permission. He has continued the abuse in various...

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May*

May*

I was with my ex-husband for 13 years and came into the relationship with my own place and my own business.  In the years before separation, I had years of expensive IVF treatment and then treatment for cancer, so I’d been working casually. I was working four to...

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