So many people in abusive marriages are told to remain because things will get better. “That’s what life allotted to you. You chose them, you just have to bear it;” they are told. But in this community, it’s not acceptable!
As I have heard and experienced some of the confusion victims of abuse face, I can empathise with their situation and help them. I now run a weekly book writing club to encourage people to write about their experiences.
No one should have to take abuse or endure it and I hope my work empowers more people to say NO to domestic violence and take action against it.
That’s why I talk about it. It’s easier to empathise when you’ve been through something and not just read about it.