WHAT IS THE COMMON BACKLASH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS FACE?

Guest blog by Jessica Yaffa, Certified Relationship Coach and Founder of No Silence No Violence Unfortunately, there continue to be many misconceptions surrounding both the cause and severity of abusive actions. Often these misconceptions lead to victims being blamed, abusive behavior being minimized or excused as well as both survivors and perpetrators struggling to access the support that each desperately …

Domestic Violence + Mental Illness

Written by Jessica Yaffa Those of us that have experienced domestic violence recognize the number of ways it affects our being. Domestic violence can cause an adverse ripple effect on the emotional and psychological state of a survivor. Panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, depression, and anxiety are often ignited by domestic violence and/or other severe forms of abuse. …