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Survivor Story Final Part

July 2, 2020

In the final (for now) part of Debbie’s story, the child care issues are sorted, but new trials to get some of the money from her house that her partner sold begin …   I was given full custody; however sup...
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Survivors Story Part Four

July 1, 2020

As we move to the fourth part of Debbie’s story of 12 years of abuse, a move starts to improve life but threats by text and missed childcare appointments mean her nightmare goes on …   In April 2012 I mana...
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Survivor Story Part Three

June 30, 2020

In the third part of Debbie’s story the unbelievable extent of her partner’s financial abuse is revealed the bailiffs arrive and a custody battle begins….   I now realised I had better find out what my f...
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Survivors Story Part Two

June 29, 2020

Following on from the first part of Debbie’s story on Friday where we learned how she was controlled and badly mistreated, we continue today with her explaining how she was forced to live in a hotel room with three chi...
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Survivors Story

June 26, 2020

Earlier this week we shared a blog with you highlighting how writing can be beneficial and help the healing process. We would like to end the week by sharing with you part one of a survivors story. The process of writ...
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Inspiring Survivor Story

May 12, 2020

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Financial Abuse: A Survivors Story

April 2, 2020

Financial Abuse – survivors’ story   During Christmas 2017, my world came crashing down around my ears. Shortly before this happened, friends and family would have believed I had the ideal life. I had a gr...
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I will survive! Survivors Story

March 26, 2020

Broxtowe Women's Project survivor story, Surviving Domestic Abuse!, Surviving Corona, Surviving Lockdown In Nottingham   “I’ve made good links with others, especially Samantha who I met through BWP events. W...
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We’ve got you………………………………. Survivors Story

March 25, 2020

Surviving Corona Thank goodness I’m no longer living with my ex now I’m holed up at home self-isolating. I feel so relieved as I can’t contemplate how bad this would be if we were still together. I really feel f...
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My Living Nightmare Part 4

May 28, 2019

Chapter Four I went to court looking and feeling like myself. I had my own hair, my own nails and a lot of support. I had a woman from Witness Protection. She had previously been to see me at work and told me how she...
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