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Joanne*

Joanne*

Case Study: I survived decades of psychological, sexual, and economic abuse from my ex-husband and he has cost me everything. I lost my car, my home and my business, and years of my life through legal abuse. I had to start from scratch as a 50 year old. I’m currently...

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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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