For many families, the winter holiday season is not festive. For children who are struggling as the court system decides whether or not their abusive parent will be granted visitation, the holiday season may provide too much time to reflect. Too much time in the offices of child custody attorneys while the best parent struggles to explain the implications of the wrong decision.
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence estimates that every nine seconds in the US, a woman is assaulted or beaten. Every nine seconds a woman is forced to relive a nightmare that she may not think she can escape. This means that nearly 4.8 million women in the U.S. experience physical violence by an intimate partner every year.
When these victims of abuse finally have the courage, the strength, Continue reading