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Stop telling her to leave

March 13, 2019

Why doesn’t she just leave? If only it were that simple! People who suggest this to survivors of domestic abuse don’t understand the dynamics of abusive relationships. It’s a sad fact that survivors of abuse are c...
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How Many Red Roses is too Many?

February 13, 2019

For women who have lived through domestic abuse, Valentine’s Day can trigger difficult emotions. Survivors of abuse may feel more than just alone, the day can breed feelings of resentment, anger and sadness. Confus...
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Chinese New Year

February 5, 2019

Chinese New Year   The 5th February is the official start of Chinese New Year it will often be referred to as the spring festival which marks the end of the coldest days. With last week’s cold spell and thre...
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Children’s Mental Health – Try TLC

February 4, 2019

Have a go at a little TLC   Let’s begin to have conversations with your child about their mental health.   It can feel unnatural and forced to start with. It can be scary and so you may feel tempt...
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We are recruiting………………….

January 9, 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Domestic Abuse Outreach Worker to join our team. The role is an ideal opportunity for people wishing to provide a high quality personal welfare support service to survivors of do...
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New Year’s Resolutions

December 31, 2018

Her list Leave before he kills me Plan my escape Save some money Do everything to keep him calm Get another phone, I think he’s bugging me Find somewhere to go where he’ll never find me Ring Broxtowe Women’s...
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All I want for Christmas is…………..

December 19, 2018

Christmas Cheer or Christmas fear For women living with domestic violence, Christmas offers no respite and can be a time of intensified coercion, punishment and violence. The toxic mix of financial pressure, families ...
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How special do you make yourself feel?

December 4, 2018

Are you struggling to get over your past? Have you moved on from an abusive relationship but can’t shake off low moods? So many survivors of domestic abuse are left with low moods and depression. They’ve often lost ...
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BWP Reclaim the night

November 29, 2018

Last weekend I did something a little different… I joined a Women’s March! Reclaim the Night is a night for women to come together and protest against street harassment and all forms of men’s violence against women...
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Is your business domestic abuse aware?

November 27, 2018

Sunday (November 25) was White Ribbon Day, also known as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It was also the start of the 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence.* The 16 days c...
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    Stop telling her to leave

    Why doesn’t she just leave? If only it were that simple! People who suggest this to survivors of domestic abuse don’t understand the dynamics of abusive relationships. It’s a sad fact that survivors of abuse are commonly ‘frozen out’ by family and friends who have ‘washed their hands’ of the situation, they have become frustrated … Continue reading Stop telling her to leave

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