The decision to leave the family had been an almost impossible one, but there was yet another lesson I was to learn at a price that would be one of the highest of them all.
Returning to an abuser only ensures continued abuse and possibly death, here are a few tips to succeed once you have escaped.
We kids had learned long ago that chores were to be done in a timely manner, but it seemed my mother had not learned the lesson herself.
After city-sponsored studies proved a light should be installed and years of my working to get a light installed, the city had not installed a light, despite numerous accidents at the site.
It is the little moments that are easy to miss but that add up to be the most important part of life.